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UK visa issues risk shortage in care staff say NHS chiefs

18:37 29/01/2021
NHS leaders have warned that post-Brexit UK immigration rules will make visas difficult to access for care workers, sparking a potential shortage of staff. The NHS Confederation has urged government...

UK visa policy poaching health workers from poor countries

11:18 23/01/2021
A damning letter written by two doctors and published in the South African Medical Journal has blamed the UK’s visa and immigration policy for the poaching of health workers from the world’s poorest...

Change UK visa rules for adult dependents doctors urge

17:20 15/01/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has been urged to alter UK visa rules for adult dependent relatives by prominent doctors’ organisations. A joint letter issued by the organisations says that the...

UK visa rules forcing migrant NHS workers to leave Britain

11:43 14/11/2020
With Britain in the grip of a second lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, UK visa rules are forcing migrant NHS workers to leave the country, sparking fears of the UK’s response to COVID-19 being...

UK visa policy may cause key worker shortage union warns

22:26 20/10/2020
Comments by Sanwar Ali : The end of free movement for newly arriving EU nationals will mean more skills shortages in the UK. There are already widely publicised skills shortages of care workers and...

37-week wait for UK migrants needing NHS care, research says

22:46 16/10/2020
Comments by Sanwar Ali : Migrants are typically having to pay for health care twice. They pay through taxes. They also have to pay the immigration health surcharge that is increasing from £400 a year...

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