Language requirement is fair
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Language requirement is fair

It’s so annoying to hear that Brexit is responsible for a reduction in European nurse applicants (Nursing unions in plea to secure rights of ‘vital’ EU nationals, news online 13 October). I am a nurse and have asked several European nurses for their views. The only conclusion I have is the introduction of the English language test is the primary cause for a drop in applications. This, I feel, is just. I expect anyone working for the public to be able to speak English.

Nursing Standard. 32, 9, 30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.9.30.s28

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