International recruitment of health and social care personnel: Scottish Code of Practice - August 2022 (revised)

Update to the Scottish Code of Practice for the international recruitment of health and social care which ensure that all international recruitment undertaken in Scotland is ethical.


1. WHO Overview of global health workforce Health workforce (

2. Steps recommended by the WHO: health labour market analysis; engagement with health sector stakeholders and notification of associated agreements through the code of practice and National Health Workforce Account (NHWA) reporting process



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