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Fund tuition fees for midwives and nurses

Submitted by Daisy Owens on Friday 23rd October 2020

Published on Wednesday 11th November 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 11th May 2021

Current Signatures: 18
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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abuse ~ Army ~ NHS ~ Nurses ~ The NHS ~ Time

Petition Action

Fund tuition fees for midwives and nurses

Petition Details

We must stop student nurses and midwives having to pay tuition fees. The current system is not reflective enough of the work and sacrifices we are making for our country.

Additional Information

We are standing united as an army on the front line and yet we are dismissed, forgotten and voiceless.

We pay over £9,000 a year to become the future workforce of the NHS. We will spend most of this academic year exposed to patients, relying in good faith on them complying with guidelines. We are protected by masks, aprons and gloves but we are still within proximity of others most of the time. We pay to put ourselves and our families at potential risk. We are at risk of abuse from patients who cannot understand why a student can be present at antenatal appointments but their partners can’t be.

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