Analysis

Many worry not enough is being done to persuade EU nurses to stay

The prime minister says there is a ‘fair and serious offer’ on EU citizens’ rights after Brexit, but unions and campaigners say too little is being done to persuade EU nurses to stay or join the NHS.
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The prime minister says there is a ‘fair and serious offer’ on EU citizens’ rights after Brexit, but unions and campaigners say too little is being done to persuade EU nurses to stay or join the NHS

Unions and campaigners say the government is doing too little to entice EU nurses to stay or join the NHS in post-Brexit plans published last week.

Prime minister Theresa May unveiled plans in the House of Commons for EU citizens to be given the right to remain in the UK.

The proposals set out in the 15-page document cover the more than 37,400 nurses – one in 20 of the nurses on the register – trained in the EU and living in the UK.

Under the plans, EU

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