The World Facing Shortage of Healthcare Human Resources
The global nursing shortage is becoming a bidding war as countries vie for talent.
The U.S. is facing a nursing shortage of more than 1 million nurses by 2025, according to a recent report from the American Nurses Association. The U.K., meanwhile, is facing a nursing shortage of nearly 40,000 nurses, according to the Royal College of Nursing.
With the demand for nurses far outpacing the supply, countries are starting to poach nurses from each other. The U.S., for example, has been actively recruiting nurses from the Philippines and India in recent years. In 2017, the U.K. government launched a $1 million advertising campaign …