International Recruitment Toolkit updated

The latest quarterly updates have been made to the International Recruitment Toolkit.

29 June 2021

NHS Employers has updated our International Recruitment Toolkit to reflect the current employment context and link to the latest tools and resources.

The latest version includes: 

  • an expansion of collaborative international recruitment and links to the FutureNHS Collaboration Platform 
  • information on how to recruit and support skilled refugee healthcare workers and the new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) test of competence 
  • good practice examples from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust 
  • additional information on using approved public framework for international recruitment. 

The updated resource provides guidance, top tips, and best practice on planning, preparing, implementing, and evaluating your international recruitment activity.

If you have any good practice overseas recruitment examples you would like to share, please contact And please share your feedback on the toolkit using the online form available.