If you have recently had care in a hospital or in a nursing home, it is likely an internationally recruited nurse
(IRN) may have been included in your care.
We Need Respect: Experiences of Internationally Recruited Nurses
in the UK.
(2005) internationally recruited nurses
in London: profile and implications for policy.
19, with Healthy Practice Environments for Internationally Recruited Nurses
. You can register for this program now by visiting the JCR Web site at www.jcrinc.com.
Internationally recruited nurses
may be particularly at risk of exploitation or abuse; the difficulty of verifying the terms of employment being greater due to distance, language barriers, cost, etc." (ICN 2001, p.
'Internationally recruited nurses
must be treated equally and the RCN in Wales works to ensure that they receive terms and conditions that are no less favourable than those received by British nurses in the NHS.'
Its report -entitled 'We Need Respect' -Experiences of internationally recruited nurses
in the UK -found that many of those questioned described their employment, both in the NHS and private sector, as 'slavery'.
Government could introduce a ``structureddevelopmental programme'' for internationally recruited nurses
so they can return home with more skills and experience.
Speaking at the union's annual congress last week, general secretary Dr Beverly Malone said the number of nurses registered in the UK would not have increased in the last four years without the rapid growth in the numbers of internationally recruited nurses
Transitioning internationally recruited nurses
into clinical settings.
Given continued demand for nurses in the United Kingdom, the aging of the available stock, and the increasing globalization of labor markets, it is likely that the historically high levels of inflow of internationally recruited nurses
to the United Kingdom will continue over the next few years; however, the "peak" number reached in 2002/2003 may not be repeated.
This monograph examines the concepts behind orientation and provides examples of programmes that exist for new graduate nurses, nurses returning to clinical practice after a career break, internationally recruited nurses
and to a lesser degree, established nurses who are changing clinical workplaces.