UK NHS strikes deal to poach nurses from Nepal to plug staffing gaps

UK NHS strikes deal to poach nurses from Nepal to plug staffing gaps https://mol.im/a/11137151

NHS strikes deal to poach foreign nurses from Nepal in bid to plug staffing gaps – despite being on a global red list for recruitment because of its own health worker shortages

By Emily Craig Health Reporter For Mailonline09:48 BST 23 Aug 2022 , updated 14:36 BST 23 Aug 2022

  • Up to 100 nurses from Nepal are set to work for NHS under a pilot scheme
  • UK Government has agreed to pay for flights and visas amid staff shortages
  • But unions have hit out at officials who are ‘over-relying’ on foreign medics

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