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The NHS’ recruitment crisis has been on-going for a number of years, with an ageing population and a higher workload meaning that service struggles to retain and recruit more staff.
One of the major barriers that has prevented the NHS being able to go some way in plugging workforce gaps is the current regulation capping non-EU skilled workers to just 20,700 people per year.
The Government introduced the cap in an attempt to meet the self-imposed target of reducing immigration to below 100,000.
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