Nurses: Migrant Workers

Department of Health written question – answered on 6th April 2017.

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Photo of Lord Cooper of Windrush Lord Cooper of Windrush Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total number of nurses employed within the NHS in England who are citizens of other EU countries and have resigned from their posts since 24 June 2016.

Photo of Lord Cooper of Windrush Lord Cooper of Windrush Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total number of (1) hospital doctors and consultants, and (2) general practitioners, employed within the NHS in England who are citizens of other EU countries and have resigned from their posts since 24 June 2016.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The information is not available. NHS Digital can provide estimates of numbers leaving the National Health Service in England in the Hospital and Community Health Service by nationality, but cannot readily identify the reasons for leaving, such as resignation. General practitioners’ country of Primary Medical Qualification can be identified, but further details by nationality are not available.

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