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“I am kind of in stalemate”. The experiences of non-EU migrant doctors in Ireland
Humphries, Niamh; Bidwell, Posy; Tyrrell, Ella; Brugha, Ruairi; Thomas, Steve; Normand, Charles
<p>The original article is available in the document at <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p><strong>Introduction (extract):</strong></p> <p>Although historically a source country for health workers, Ireland began actively recruiting health workers internationally in the early 2000s and is becoming the OECD country with the second highest dependency on foreign-trained doctors (OECD, 2010) and the highest dependency on foreign-trained nurses (OECD, 2010). Between 2000 and 2009, 40% of all newly registered nurses in Ireland were from outside the EU (Humphries, Brugha & McGee, 2009). The number of foreign-trained doctors registered on the Irish Medical Register<sup>1</sup> increased by 259% between 2000 and 2010 (Bidwell et al., 2013).</p> <p>(continued in document)</p>
Keyword(s): health professional migration; human resources for health; Medicine and Health Sciences
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Type: Book chapter
Peer-Reviewed: No
Institution: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Citation(s): Humphries N, Bidwell P, Tyrrell E, Brugha R, Thomas S, Normand C. "I am kind of in stalemate". The experiences of non-EU migrant doctors in Ireland. In: Buchan J, Wismar M, Glinos IA, Bremner J. editors. Health professional mobility in a changing Europe. New dynamics, mobile individuals and diverse response. The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (World Health Organisation); 2014. p. 233-250.
Publisher(s): WHO european observatory on health systems and policies
File Format(s): application/pdf
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