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Overseas nurse recruitment: how to get it right and support staff

Advice from nurse managers and recruitment experts on helping overseas staff settle in, supporting their professional development and ensuring they want to stay

Advice from nurse managers and recruitment experts on helping overseas staff settle in, supporting their professional development and ensuring they want to stay

  • Tips on best practice in recruitment processes, supporting retention and encouraging professional development
  • The practical, financial and emotional support employers can offer to help staff settle in to a new home, workplace and culture
  • How networking with other overseas recruits and seeking support through international nurse organisations can help prepare new staff

Reliance on recruitment of nurses from overseas to address chronic staffing shortages in the UK health and social care systems shows no sign of abating.

In 2021 more than half of the 43,400

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