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Nurses' leaders warn front-line posts 'could be cut' in England

Nurses' leaders are warning that almost 20,000 nursing posts in England could be cut despite government promises to protect front-line services.

The Royal College of Nursing, which is holding its annual congress in Liverpool this week, says it has evidence that more than half the planned 40,000 job losses over the next three years will be among medical staff.

The BBC's Jane Hughes reports.

  • 11 Apr 2011
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