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November 20, 2019

there are 100,000 staff vacancies in NHS England, including a shortage of 43,000 nurses

Truthfullness 4 / 5

Fact checked by: fullfact


Pretty accurate, there are 96,000 vacancies—mostly being filled by temporary staff.

There’s about 39,500 nursing vacancies. The 43,000 is slightly out of date.

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