US News The charts that show how reliant the NHS is on EU nationals

20:25  10 april  2017
20:25  10 april  2017 Source:   MSN

Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea

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Despite EU migrants making up only about a third of all migrants in the UK, data from the Office for National Statistics shows that EU nationals constitute Focusing on the NHS , EU immigrants make up about 5% of English NHS staff, according to the English Health Service ’s Electronic Staff Record.

The NHS is heavily reliant on EU nationals . Labour’s health spokesman, Jon Ashworth, highlighted NHS data showing that there are 22,081 EU nationals working as nurses in an NHS which is struggling to fill 26,000 vacancies.

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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to guarantee the future of European nationals working in the NHS after Brexit, as new figures revealed that one-in-ten doctors in England were born in the EU.

A House of Commons Library report, released on Monday, revealed that in some NHS trusts up to 20% of all staff are EU nationals, with a quarter of all NHS staff in London being born abroad.

EU workers are particularly heavily represented in London, with 15% of all NHS staff and 14% of all doctors heralding from the European Union.

This is illustrated in these charts. As the first shows, EU citizens play a big part in NHS facilities across the country. 

Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea

  Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea The body of Kim Jong-Nam has arrived in North Korea, along with three people wanted for questioning by Malaysian authorities over his murder.  Kim, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was poisoned in Kuala Lumpur airport after VX nerve agent, a lethal chemical that is on a UN list of weapons of mass destruction, was smeared in his face.A coffin carrying his body left for Beijing on Thursday and has since been flown to North Korean capital Pyongyang.The release of his remains was only secured after lengthy negotiations resolved a diplomatic row between the two countries.

Despite EU migrants making up only about a third of all migrants in the UK, data from the Office for National Statistics shows that EU nationals constitute Focusing on the NHS , EU immigrants make up about 5% of English NHS staff, according to the English Health Service ’s Electronic Staff Record.

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There are around 13,000 Irish nationals working in the NHS in England, followed by around 7,000 Poles and 7,000 Italians.

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EU nationals are most likely to be nurses or NHS support staff.

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One-in-ten of all doctors working in the UK are from the EU.

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Labour today used the figures to call on the prime minister to stop using the future of EU nationals living in the UK as "bargaining chips" in Brexit negotiations.

"Our NHS is facing an unprecedented crisis because of sustained Tory underfunding and we simply cannot afford to lose these 60,000 hard-working members of staff," Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth said.

"And yet, despite deserving the utmost respect for treating our sick and elderly, Theresa May seems content with using EU workers as bargaining chips in her hard Brexit negotiations."



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The victims sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack. PSNI Inspector Neil Beck said: “The victims of this assault are both Latvian nationals and we are treating the incident as a hate crime.“I would urge anyone who was in the Main Street area and who saw what happened to get in touch with police. The number to call is 101, please quote reference 1012 16/04/17.”If someone would prefer to provide information without leaving their name, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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