Socialist medicine in action: thousands of nurses quit

The numbers of British nurses actively choosing to leave the profession has jumped 26% in the wake of uncertainty over their future in the National Health Service  (NHS) and attacks on their pay, terms and conditions.  Last week Nursing Times revealed that more than 23,000 nurses allowed their registrations to lapse in 2012-13 at a time when the NHS is struggling to fill vacancies. More    [BJS]