Recruitment and training problems leading to poor end-of-life care

Andrea Sutcliffe, chief executive and registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Staff shortages and a lack of training means older people’s end-of-life care is often unacceptable, the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) chief inspector of adult social care has said. Andrea Sutcliffe (pictured), who is stepping down at the end of the year, told the BBC: ‘Nursing homes are where we see the greatest struggles in adult…

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