NHS staff vacancies at highest level since records began Around one in 10 full time equivalent posts in the NHS in England were vacant at the end of June, the highest proportion since current records began in 2018, new figures show.
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NHS vacancies in England at ‘staggering’ new high as almost 10% of posts empty
Quarterly figures show 132,139 roles were vacant at end of June, including more than 46,000 nurse posts
Government ‘asleep at the wheel’ as NHS vacancies hit ‘staggering’ high
‘We cannot afford to lose a single professional, and patients pay a heavy price’, warns Pat Cullen, Royal College of Nursing chief