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By Sky News
A Health Foundation report says other NHS staff have been used to help with tasks that fully qualified nurses would normally do.
Nurses are in such short supply in the UK that the NHS is relying on less qualified staff to plug the gaps, according to a new report.
According to the Health Foundation charity, healthcare assistants and nursing assistants have been used to help with tasks that qualified nurses would normally carry out if there were enough of them.