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Funding for the development of this document was provided through the project “Brain Drain to Brain Gain - Supporting WHO Code of practice on International Recruitment of Health personnel for Better Management of Health Worker Migration”, co-funded by the European Union (DCI-MIGR/2013/282-931) and Norad, and coordinated by WHO. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union or WHO.


Year 3 of the Brain Drain to Brain Gain project, building on earlier research on nurse and doctor migration, focuses on accessing and utilizing available routine data to generate up-to-date evidence on the inward and outward migration flows of Ireland’s nursing and midwifery workforce.


Epidemiology | International Public Health


Walsh A, Matthews A, Brugha A. From Brain Drain to Brain Gain: Ireland's nursing and midwifery workforce. Dublin: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 2017.

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