UK appeals to India to address Nurses shortage
14 September 2017
Due to the BREXIT effect, UK is losing Nursing staff and looking for registered nurses to meet the growing shortage of nurses. 40,000 Nursing vacancies are there in England only.
Ian Cumming, the chief executive of Health Education England stated that their health officials are in talks with India’s Apollo Hospitals to send nurses who will be provided with postgraduate training for two years to be served as general practitioners. (Source: Hindustan Times)
So this is an exciting time to get on board on a career like nursing. There is an increasing range of career opportunities for nurses in local as well as in UK. Not only you will be able to improve people’s lives and care for the sick but will be able to serve National Health Service (NHS) the largest employer in healthcare sector in UK.
University of Hertfordshire is offering undergraduate Nursing course for January 2018 intake. Postgraduate nursing course is also on offer for September 2018 intake.
Having a long-established reputation as a centre for excellence for healthcare education, The School of Health and Social Work offers a variety of courses in the field of Nursing, Pre-registration & Post-registration both. The key benefit of the post-registration courses is that you can still develop your skills and knowledge while continuing to work and earn.
Courses cover the areas
Career pathways include
- Healthcare assistant (HCA)
- Social work
- Clinical support workers
- Care worker
- 100% of Adult Nursing graduates from University of Hertfordshire went on to employment or further study within 6 months according to the latest DLHE survey.
- Lots of opportunities for you to get hands-on experience of the world of work.
- Networking events with current professionals from across the sector
- Engagement with guest speakers from businesses
- Supporting the local community through projects and fund raising.
Doctors trained in India are the second largest group in NHS after those trained in UK. The number of Indian Healthy Professionals is very high in UK.