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Portuguese nurses in the UK 2014
[Enfermeiros portugueses no Reino Unido 2014]
Cláudia Pereira*, Nuno Pinto**, Rui Pena Pires*
In a sample of 349 Portuguese nurses in the United Kingdom, close to half were young, recent graduates, 25 years old or less and found their first job upon emigration to the UK. Generally, employment in the UK was obtained through employment agencies that recruited Portuguese nurses either in Portugal or the UK. In the majority of cases, emigration translated into possibilities for better professional mobility.


Series  OEm Fact Sheets
Number  03
Date  May 2015 (revised in May 2016)
Pages  18
ISSN  2183-4385
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMFS032015-pt-en
Keywords  Portuguese emigration, nurse migration
Contents  Data. Metadata. References. Annex 1 (survey to Portuguese nurses in United Kingdom 2014). Annex 2 (tables)
Cite as  Pereira, Cláudia, Nuno Pinto, Rui Pena Pires (2015), “Portuguese nurses in the UK 2014 / Enfermeiros portugueses no Reino Unido 2014”, OEm Fact Sheets, 3, Observatório da Emigração. CIES-IUL, ISCTE-IUL. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMFS032015-pt-en


To access the data, analysed here, of the survey of Portuguese Nurses in the United Kingdom in 2014, see, on this site, the section \ Data \ Databases \ Bases.  LINK


Graph 5  Portuguese nurses in the UK by labour force status and nursing specialties (trajectories)

Source  Chart by OEm, data from the Portuguese Nurses in UK Survey 2014. 


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal
** Jersey General Hospital, Jersey, United Kingdom

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