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New care workers will have to earn certificate

New care workers will have to earn a training certificate within 12 weeks of starting a job in a hospital or care home, the BBC has learned.

The certificate will be introduced in England in March next year for workers, including hospital healthcare assistants.

Topics will include infection control, dementia care and patient dignity.

Jenny Hill reports.

  • 03 May 2014
  • From the section UK
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