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How is No Deal Brexit uncertainties affecting EU Healthcare workers and their families?

Reading Time: 3 minutes   There is a very real risk that leaving the EU without an agreement could exacerbate the workforce crisis in health care. With nearly 100,000 vacancies in English NHS Trusts and a further 110,000 in social care, patient care will be compromised. Currently the NHS need an additional 5000 internationally recruited nurses each year to stop the situation worsening. A migration system which impeded this would have serious implications even if the current staff are persuaded to stay. Ninety percent of staff would not qualify for a permanent visa due to restrictions of high salary set up as one of

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