Rt Hon Gordon Brown MPAnn Keen MP

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Report by the Prime Minister’s Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery in England – 2010

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warmly thanked everyone who contributed their views on the future of nursing and midwifery and helped to shape the final report which he received on 2 March at Number 10 Downing Street.

The Commissioners have spoken and listened to the views of many thousands of nurses, midwives, stakeholders and members of the public. This report highlights the major challenges identified and seeks to provide solutions in the form of a vision for nursing and midwifery in the 21st century.

It makes a compelling case for change, to which the Government will respond in due course.


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