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Nurse recruitment problems spark ‘urgent’ Mid Staffs safety review


There will bw lot more safety issues in NHS hospitals in future as we've got loads of Portugese and Spanish nurses, who can't speak English being recruited due to shortage of nurses. Nurses from other countries, even from Australia and NZ have to do IELTS and show the NMC their fluency in English. But EU nurses do not have to do it. I work in a leading cardiac hospital in London, where there are so many newly recruited spanish nurses whose English knowledge is zero. NHS spend money teaching them English, when there is a £ 5 billion gap in the budget for the next financial year. Wait for some more people to sue NHS....

Posted date

18 June, 2014

Posted time

11:17 pm