Paul Blomfield MP

A strong voice for Sheffield Central

  • Home /
  • News / Nurse bursary cut will harm our NHS

Nurse bursary cut will harm our NHS

NHS-300x225.jpgYesterday I warned the Government in a debate in Parliament that recruitment in the NHS will suffer as a result of its plans to scrap bursaries for student nurses and midwives.

More people in Sheffield Central than in any other Parliamentary Constituency have signed a petition against the proposed changes and lots of people have got in touch with me to express concern.

As I said in the debate, the Government’s plans to replace bursaries with loans will deter people from lower income families and worsen the national shortage of nurses and midwives.

Read more here

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.