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Home secretary Sajid Javid has extended a minimum salary exemption for overseas nurses wanting to work in the UK, following warnings from nursing union leaders.
A German hospital is seeking to capitalise on Brexit uncertainty to poach Polish nurses working in the UK.
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.
Controversial plans to double the fee overseas nurses must pay to use the NHS have crossed the final hurdle in parliament despite strong opposition.
A pilot scheme to allow EU nurses and other health and social care staff working across the UK apply for “settled status” has been delayed, Nursing Times has learned.
Nursing leaders have welcomed the fact European Union nurses across the UK will be able apply for “settled status” to remain in the country, as part of the planned roll out of a pilot scheme prioritising health and social care staff.
A recruitment firm claims it could help solve widespread nursing shortages in the UK by hooking up trusts directly with training providers in Eastern Europe and other parts of the European Union.
Medical and nursing leaders are urging healthcare professionals to support a people’s vote on the final Brexit deal over concerns about lasting damage to the nation’s health.
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.