Four Seasons accredited homes welcome 80 nurses from abroad

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Following new rules and working practices by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Great Britain and Work Permits UK, Four Seasons Health Care has achieved accreditation for 35 of its care homes to provide supervised placements for internationally qualified nurses. All of the care homes to be accredited have undergone educational audits in association with Manchester Metropolitan University, and have been deemed suitable learning environments for the training and development of first level nurses from overseas. Four Seasons care services director Julia Hartill said that, having achieved this recognition, and with robust mentorship programmes in place, Four Seasons had just welcomed 70 overseas recruits to their English region and a further 10 to Scotland. “The NMC and Work Permits UK quite rightly wanted to improve practice in relation to overseas recruitment in order to prevent unscrupulous employers taking advantage of nurses seeking registration in the UK,” said Ms Hartrill. “We fully support the changes th

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