Can China lure its foreign-trained-nurses home or will Australia win the nursing talent war?
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Many countries are experiencing a shortage of nurses and this demand is set to increase and potentially reach a crisis point in the next decade (Twigg et al. 2013; Health Workforce Australia 2012; World Health Organization 2013). Further, 40% of nurses are predicted to retire in the next 10 years in developed countries (World Health Organization 2013).