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WELCOME

Welcome to the on demand video box set of Welcoming International Nurses and Midwives.

What are the drivers of International recruitment and how can it be made to work effectively?

Health Services in the UK and Ireland are recruiting a large number of nurses and midwives as part of strategies to meet staffing needs and service transformation.

What are the drivers of this recruitment and how can it be made to work effectively?

Employers need to get the welcome and induction process right.

The aim is to get the most out of the new staff, ensure they meet registration requirements and support them in what can be a challenging geographical, professional and cultural adjustment to ensure their wellbeing and professional effectiveness.

This on demand box set explores:

  • The scale of issue
  • Recruitment best practice
  • WHO Red Flag countries policies
  • Travel, accommodation, visa and immigration support
  • Professional registration
  • Induction and welcome
  • Professional cultures, hierarchies, and adaptions
  • Family, finance and friends

PROGRAMME

Welcoming International Nurses and Midwives Conference

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Setting the Scene in the UK and Ireland

Setting the scene
Professor James Buchan, Senior Fellow, University of Edinburgh

• Numbers and shortages
• Policy and skills
• Key skills needs – matching

Rules and regulation in recruitment
Howard Catton, CEO, International Council of Nurses

Transitioning into New Employment

Recruitment best practice
Lindsey Rose, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University

Best practice from Australia
Olivia Hill, Founder, Aulive

Cultural adaptions – where to get help
Dr Anna Byrom, Creative Director, All4Maternity

Building up networks
Marsha Jones, Chair, The Society of the African and Caribbean Midwives; Founder, Caribbean Nurses and Midwives Association

 

Registration and Standards

Dr Ray Healy, Director of Registration, NMBI

Dr Jacqui Williams, Senior Midwifery Advisor (Education), Nursing and Midwifery Council UK

Steve Pitman, Head of Education and Professional Development, The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

SPEAKERS

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VIEWER RESOURCES

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> Presentations are available for download here.

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