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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2009-04-13
  • Title
    Does a code make a difference - assessing the English code of practice on international recruitment
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Human Resources for Health
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Buchan J, McPake B, Mensah K & Rae G
  • Description
    "This paper draws from research completed in 2007 to assess the effect of the Department of Health, England, Code of Practice for the international recruitment of health professionals. The Department of Health in England introduced a Code of Practice for international recruitment for National Health Service employers in 2001. The Code required National Health Service employers not to actively recruit from low-income countries, unless there was government-to-government agreement. The Code was updated in 2004." (excerpt from abstract).
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, General HR Overview Documents
  • Keywords
    international recruitment, code of practice, recruitment
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