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Being a nurse in the UK “holds little appeal”

Kailash Chand discusses the NHS staffing crisis.

By: Sarwar Alam

By Nadeem Badshah Dr Chand doubts “temporary measure” to hire Indian staff CRUNCH talks to hire more nurses from India to work in British hospitals will do little to solve the staffing crisis, according to a former GP. Dr Kailash Chand, the new honorary vice president of the British Medical Association (BMA), believes the plan is a short-term fix and staff in south Asia will have better opportunities in their home country than rescuing the NHS. Health bosses are discussing with the Apollo Hospitals chain in India to lure nurses to work in the UK for two years and receive…

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