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Nurse recruitment overseas: how to offset cost to ‘donor’ nations

With too few nurses to go round, here’s how we can compensate for the impact foreign recruitment has on poorer healthcare systems

With too few nurses to go round, here’s how we can compensate for the impact foreign recruitment has on poorer healthcare systems

There has been chronic historical underfunding of nursing worldwide.

But the latest information about nurse vacancies, rates of intention to leave, and staff sickness rates, prove we are entering a global nursing workforce crisis.

Burnout nurses are leaving employment or taking absence and these are issues we address in our latest report on the global nurse workforce .

Impact of the pandemic on nurse numbers

At the start of the pandemic, there was a global shortage of six million nurses . Two years on – and in the face of a

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