Big influx of foreign nurses to Britain

  1. LONDON - Foreign nurses from the Philippines, India and parts of Africa have been recruited in large numbers in recent years to fill the huge shortage in Britain.

    Last year, almost half (45 per cent) of all new entrants to the Nursing and Midwifery Council were foreign recruits. Over the past three years, some 40,000 foreigners have been recruited as registered nurses.,00.html