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Anne Daniels and Alison Eddy: The decisions that have been made have been made in a bit of a vacuum

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Thu, 12 May 2022, 6:01pm
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Anne Daniels and Alison Eddy: The decisions that have been made have been made in a bit of a vacuum

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 12 May 2022, 6:01pm

Nurses and midwives are dismayed that the Government's treating their professions as second best in its immigration reset.  

Doctors and engineers among others will get a right to direct citizenship through the new green list. 

But despite suffering desperate skills shortages, the Government is refusing to give nurses and midwives the same rights. 

They'll have to wait two years instead until they can apply for citizenship.  

Anne Daniels, president of the Nurses Organisation, and Alison Eddy, CEO of the College of Midwives joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. 

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