The British government will relax immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside the European Union to come and work for the National health service in the UK.
Authorities have long complained that the annual quota restriction on the number of skilled workers who are not EU citizens who can immigrate to the UK, making them difficult to fill the positions of doctors and nurses.
At present there are 20 700 skilled workers who are not residents of the EU.
It is expected that the planned British exit from the European Union will limit the number of workers from EU countries that can create additional problems with recruiting staff for the health system.
Health service, which for decades relied on the ability to hire experts from abroad, currently has tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies.
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