ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Oct 2015In October 2015, the British government announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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On 15 October 2015, the UK added nurses to the list of shortage occupations, giving thus priority to non-EEA nationals applying for work visas to work in the United Kingdom. The move came after the country has continuously reported a shortage of nurses.
The first visas were processed in December 2015.