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International migration of nurses : [publication] : trends and policy implications /

by Buchan, James; Kingma, Mireille; Lorenzo, Marilyn F.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The global nursing review initiative. Issue paper ; 5.Publisher: Genève : International Council of Nurses, 2005Description: 40 p. : ill.ISBN: 9295040252.SAPHIR theme(s): Professions de santéMeSH subject(s): Nurses | Nursing | Health Services Needs and Demand | Foreign Professional Personnel | Nurses -- supply & distribution | Nursing -- manpower | Health Services Needs and Demand -- statistics & numerical data | Health Services Needs and Demand -- trendsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographOnline resources: Date de consultation : 24.05.2012 Summary: The report emphasises that, in order to undertake an accurate assessment of the impact and policy implications of migration of nurses, it is necessary to assess the level of migration within the broader context of trends and dynamics in the national nursing workforce. For example, it is important that any examination of out-migration of nurses relates the numbers leaving the country to the overall numbers leaving the nursing workforce, many nurses may actually remain in the country, but leave nursing. Out-migration may be the most obvious and media-worthy aspect of outflow of nurses, but it will not necessarily be the biggest flow of nurses from the system... [Extr. p. 7] [Table of contents] : Executive Summary. - Introduction. - General trends in migration. - Section one: Trends in nurse migration ; Source countries ; Destination countries. - Section two: Nurse migration, Policy implications and knowledge gaps ; Policy issues ; Source countries ; Destination countries. - Section three: Conclusions and recommendations.
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The report emphasises that, in order to undertake an accurate assessment of the impact and policy implications of migration of nurses, it is necessary to assess the level of migration within the broader context of trends and dynamics in the national nursing workforce. For example, it is important that any examination of out-migration of nurses relates the numbers leaving the country to the overall numbers leaving the nursing workforce, many nurses may actually remain in the country, but leave nursing. Out-migration may be the most obvious and media-worthy aspect of outflow of nurses, but it will not necessarily be the biggest flow of nurses from the system... [Extr. p. 7] [Table of contents] : Executive Summary. - Introduction. - General trends in migration. - Section one: Trends in nurse migration ; Source countries ; Destination countries. - Section two: Nurse migration, Policy implications and knowledge gaps ; Policy issues ; Source countries ; Destination countries. - Section three: Conclusions and recommendations.