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BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 27 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1295

Review will consider training of healthcare assistants in England: An independent review will look at how the training and support of healthcare and other care assistants can be strengthened so they give better care to patients, England’s health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has announced. The review, which follows the publication of the Francis report into care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, will be led by the Times journalist Camilla Cavendish, who will report back to government at the end of May.

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