What overseas nurses need to thrive – and the impact of racism
The NHS is dependent on international recruitment, so it is imperative nurses from overseas feel valued, welcomed and can achieve career progression in the UK
- NMC report finds racism and insufficient support for nurses from overseas are hampering staff retention and undermining care quality
- Nurses recruited from abroad share their experiences of starting out in the NHS – and sadly, not everyone receives a warm welcome
- Read advice on how to show overseas-trained nurses they are valued and respected, and where to get support if you’re new to the UK
The UK’s longstanding dependence on the skills of nurses recruited from overseas has deepened in recent years.