Overseas nurses may face more hoops to nurse in NZ
Nurses trained in India and the Philippines may have to sit an exam and face tougher English language requirements to nurse in New Zealand. The Nursing Council of New Zealand has released a consultation document proposing a third and tougher registration "pathway" for overseas registered nurses not trained in countries with a similar nursing education, RN role, or health care system to New Zealand. The consultation document said "frequent concerns" have been expressed over some overseas-trained nurses' communication skills despite the nurses having met the current English language test...
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