Public backs hospital doctors and nurses on NHS reforms

The public believes that hospital doctors and nurses are best placed to understand the changes necessary to the NHS, despite the Government excluding both groups from talks.

Public backing: doctors and nurses
Public backing: doctors and nurses

This week's reputation survey revealed 20 per cent of the public believed that nurses were best placed to understand necessary NHS changes, while 21 per cent placed the focus on hospital doctors.

It was revealed this week that the Royal College of Nursing and the British Medical Association, which represents doctors, were excluded from a summit of health professionals assembled to discuss the controversial reform plans.

Read the full Reputation Survey here

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