Managed Migration? Nurse Recruitment and the Consequences of State Policy

18 Pages Posted: 12 May 2010

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Stephen Bach

King's College London - Department of Management

Abstract

This article analyses the main trends in nurse migration to the UK and highlights the importance of state policy as a major influence shaping employer utilisation of migrant nurses. The introduction of the points-based immigration system is considered, and the consequences for migrant nurses, employers and trade unions are examined.

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Bach, Stephen, Managed Migration? Nurse Recruitment and the Consequences of State Policy. Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 249-266, May 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1604801 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00567.x

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