Overseas recruitment: meeting the NHS ‘50,000 nurses’ target
Intended for healthcare professionals
Feature Previous     Next

Overseas recruitment: meeting the NHS ‘50,000 nurses’ target

Nick Evans Health journalist

The shortfall of nurses trained in the UK is clear, say experts – and, as pandemic restrictions ease, is driving the NHS to focus on hiring nurses from overseas

Increasing the number of nurses in the NHS is a priority across the UK, and in England the government has a target of 50,000 more by 2025.

Nursing Management. 29, 2, 16-18. doi: 10.7748/nm.29.2.16.s7

Want to read more?

Already subscribed? Log in

OR

Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first 3 months

Your subscription package includes:
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals and their archives
  • Customisable dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
Subscribe
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now

Or