Private hospitals turning increasingly to India for skilled staff

At least two private city hospitals have turned to India to fulfil their need for registered nurses and skilled medical personnel saying that the move was necessitated by the drain in the sector caused by migration to other parts of the world.

Patients visiting the Woodlands and Dr Balwant Singh hospitals would have noticed the numerous Indian medical staff, especially nurses.

This is because there are not enough trained Registered Nurses here say the Director of the Woodlands Hospital (WHL) Deonarine Memraj and Administrator of Balwant Singh Hospital Dr Madhu Singh.

“Our primary reason for bringing nurses was because of lack of qualified RNs [Registered Nurses] in Guyana… …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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