Welsh hospital recruits Filipino nursesBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7179.284b (Published 30 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:284
- Roger Dobson
A Welsh hospital which has recruited 18 Filipino nurses has encountered confrontation from nursing unions. Fifteen of the nurses arrived at Llandough Hospital in Cardiff this week as a result of a recruitment drive launched in the Philippines after attempts to get staff elsewhere had failed.
But both the Royal College of Nursing and UNISON are unhappy about the move and said that inadequate pay rises and unfavourable trust contracts are among the …