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Table 2 Total numbers of work permits approved for nurses, Great Britain, 2001, by category and selected country of nationality (% of total in brackets)

From: Developing evidence-based ethical policies on the migration of health workers: conceptual and practical challenges

   Composition of total applications
Country Total, all applications First permission In-country change of employment In-country extension In-country technical change Work Permit Work Permit extension
TOTAL 23063       
Of which:        
Philippines 10050 210 1433 952 26 7422 7
India 2612 105 646 92 9 1759 1
South Africa 2514 149 669 490 33 1163 10
Zimbabwe 1801 851 527 146 13 261 1
Nigeria 1110 217 424 104 11 354 0
Australia 601 149 69 99 4 277 3
Ghana 493 151 148 44 3 147 0
Trinidad and Tobago 357 94 89 130 1 43 0
  1. Source: Work Permits UK; Provisional, up to 17 December 2001 only