Motion Amendment

Addressing Nursing Shortages - Amendment 1

Addressing Nursing Shortages - Amendment 1
Leave out all after ‘ongoing’ and insert: ‘pressures facing nursing and midwifery staff in Northern Ireland; is concerned about the number of vacant nursing and midwifery posts across each Health and Social Care Trust; acknowledges that staffing shortages have exacerbated pressures in the health system, impacted on the working conditions of staff and affected patient outcomes; and calls on the Minister of Health to work proactively with our colleges and universities to promote nursing and midwifery as a career choice, and to work collaboratively with the relevant bodies to train and retain more nurses and midwives.’
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