Nursing target is met

THE NATIONAL target set last year to recruit 20,000 extra nurses by 2004, has already been met, delegates at a conference learned.Recruiting and retaining NHS staff were among a range of topics tackled at the 'Modernising the NHS Workforce' event staged near Cambridge.

THE NATIONAL target set last year to recruit 20,000 extra nurses by 2004, has already been met, delegates at a conference learned.

Recruiting and retaining NHS staff were among a range of topics tackled at the 'Modernising the NHS Workforce' event staged near Cambridge.

Delegates including healthcare professionals came from Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

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