The one undisputed fact of the NHS 10-Year Plan is that there will be the need to recruit a lot of Nurses from abroad and the big question being asked by everyone is where will they come from?
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a world-class UK hospital Trust operating across five sites in South London and Kent, as well as providing specialist services to patients from across the UK and around the world.
Ask a Director of Nursing in the NHS what their single biggest recruitment challenge is, and more often than not the answer is sourcing, recruiting and retaining Band 5 Nurses.
On 15 June 2018, Home Secretary, Sajid Javid announced that non-EU/EEA nurses are to be excluded from the current immigration cap and it was welcome news for beleaguered NHS employers.
The UK’s Nursing & Midwifery Council has announced that it is making changes to the way Nurses and Midwives trained outside the UK and European Economic Area re-sit the Objective Structured Clinical Examination or OSCE.
The British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has today announced that the immigration cap on overseas trained doctors and nurses wanting to work in the UK will be lifted to relieve the NHS.