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The nurse shortage solution we cannot ignore

With a collapse in recruitment from the European Union, reliance on overseas nurses from other countries is already happening
Picture shows a group of overseas nurses, with a young woman smiling in the foreground. The article says the international recruitment solution cannot be ignored.

With a collapse in recruitment from the European Union, reliance on overseas nurses from other countries is already happening

What do curry chefs and registered nurses have in common?

Different skills, but both are in short supply, and both have been the subject of UK employer-led lobbying to ease immigration rules.

A tabloid newspaper reported that curry houses are closing at the rate of two a week because of a shortage of chefs, and that home secretary Priti Patel is to introduce ‘vindaloo visas’ to save the nation’s curry houses.

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