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Boris Johnson addresses the people of Stafford in Market Square during the Vote Leave, Brexit Battle Bus tour in 2016. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

UK PM angers nurses in lead up to election with ‘tax on nursing’

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has angered nurses in the lead-up to the election slated for December this year by failing to address the immigration health surcharge (IHS) levied on nurses from outside the EU – who make up one-tenth of the UK health care workforce – for access to the NHS.

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