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Nursie I don't think for one moment that anybody is criticising imported nurses. The issue is that IF there are locally qualified nurses who are not even being considered to fill vacancies, then something is going terribly wrong. Our housing licence system rightly grants licences to bring in essential staff to do essential jobs which are unable to be filled by local residentislly qualified staff. It is very expensive to recruit, relocate and house imported staff. If there are a handful of local qualified nurses who are missing out on jobs, then we need to recruit a handful fewer nurses from off-island, and save all those related costs. That's just common sense. I have been treated exceptionally well at the PEH by fantastic nurses, nearly all of whom were from overseas. I could not fault their professionalism and devotion in any way and I couldn't have cared less whether they were local or not. But if I was a locsl nurse, had done my qualifications and was being told that there were never any vacancies to apply for, then I would rightly be asking a few questions about the recruitment policy and process.