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Nursing students respond to early NHS call up in fight against COVID-19

Final year nursing students from Leeds Beckett University are set to join the NHS workforce six months early, in order to help ease the strain as healthcare workers battle to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Published on 14 Apr 2020
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The entire cohort of third-year undergraduate students are expected to take up roles at hospitals across Yorkshire over the next few weeks. Around 70 students will carry out nursing care on hospital wards and in the community so more NHS resources can be diverted to the front-line in the fight against COVID-19.


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