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Code of practice for the international recruitment of healthcare professionals (2004)

This revised code of practice promotes high standards of practice in the ethical international recruitment of healthcare professionals. All employers are strongly commended to adhere to this code of practice.

Erratum:  An incorrect telephone number has been published in the printed version of the Code. The correct contact details are:
Elizabeth Kidd
Department of Health, Workforce Directorate
Quarry House
Quarry Hill
Leeds LS2 7UE
0113 254 5844

NHS Employers are responsible for the implementation of the Code of Practice and managing the list of commercial agencies that adhere to the Code.

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