Category list : EU referendum
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A German hospital is seeking to capitalise on Brexit uncertainty to poach Polish nurses working in the UK.
Nurses from Spain may be more likely to quit the health service in the event of a no-deal Brexit, because NHS experience will no longer be recognised in their home country, it has emerged.
Prime minister Theresa May has scrapped a £65 fee that nurses originating from other European Union countries would have had to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit.
There has been a “huge” 40% drop in European Union nurses coming to work in London’s NHS since the year of the referendum result, according to analysis by the Royal College of Nursing.
Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the latest NHS provider to offer to pay the “settled status” application fees for any EU nursing staff who want to stay in the UK after Brexit.
The number of nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK has increased by almost 4,000 in the past year, latest figures reveal.
The midwifery workforce in Wales could be under threat if England attempts to poach midwives to plug staffing gaps caused by Brexit, warns a report by the Royal College of Midwives.
The NHS nurse shortfall may hit 51,000 by the time the UK has officially left the European Union, health chiefs have warned.
NHS trusts in London are offering to cover visa costs for their European Union nurses to encourage them to stay after Brexit.
Healthcare leaders in the UK must have a voice in the Brexit negotiations due to the expected impact on workforce, an expert on global nursing policy has warned.