Nurses: Foreign Nationals

Department of Health written question – answered on 11th June 2015.

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Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses have been recruited to work in the NHS under Tier 2 visas in each year since 2010.

Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses working in the UK on tier 2 visas have been refused indefinite leave to remain in each year since 2012.

Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many nurses working in the NHS under tier 2 visas and refused indefinite leave to remain have left employment within the NHS in each year since 2012.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department does not collect this data, the Home Office holds responsibility for the administration of applications under Tier 2 visas.

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