Curbs on migrant care worker numbers are cruel
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Curbs on migrant care worker numbers are cruel

Francis Fernando Director , Filipino Nurses Association UK, North East London NHS Foundation Trust

New rules to prevent overseas staff bringing family to the UK could be disastrous for the care sector and the NHS

Spouses and children of international social care staff will no longer be allowed to accompany them to the UK – unless the worker earns above £29,000 a year – under new government policy set to come into force in the spring. This policy is, to put it mildly, contentious. I would even go so far as to say that not allowing care workers to bring their families with them to the UK is cruel.

Nursing Older People. 36, 1, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/nop.36.1.15.s5

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