Best practice and shared learning of international recruitment throughout COVID-19

26 / 02 / 2021

Read about how NHS trusts have adopted international recruitment practices to enable overseas trained nurses to continue to come to the UK safely throughout COVID-19.

This briefing highlights some great examples of how trusts have adapted their international recruitment approaches to facilitate timely, smooth, and long-lasting benefits both for their organisation and their international recruits. 

Focusing on collaborative recruitment and robust pastoral support has been essential for maintaining high levels of international recruitment throughout COVID-19, and helping to fulfil the NHS People Plan commitment around increasing overseas nurse supply.  

For more information, please visit our continuing international recruitment throughout COVID-19 and international recruitment web sections.  If you would like to share any of your overseas supply success stories, please email

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