All political parties seeking election must spell out details of their plans for the NHS | Letters

The NHS’s greatest asset is its workforce. But the Royal College of Physicians’ recent report found that NHS staff too often work in environments detrimental not only to their health and wellbeing but to patient care as well.

After teachers, nurses are the most stressed profession in the UK. The average NHS member of staff has a sick day every 25 days; 67% report coming to work despite not being well enough to perform their duties. High rates of early retirement, sickness, emigration, bullying and whistleblowing point to an NHS in severe distress.

It would be good to hear politicians championing the sick who live at home in this campaign

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