NHS bureaucrats on the rise as nursing numbers fall
THE number of bureaucrats hired by the NHS has soared, while the number of nurses fell, official figures show.
The statistics show a 7 per cent rise in the number of senior managers on the NHS payroll in one year, at a time of growing nurse shortages.
The total number of managers rose to 32,000, the statistics show, a rise of almost one quarter in four years.
The sharpest rise was among senior managers, whose pay normally starts at £65,000 a year. The 7 per cent rise in one ye...