The Mail Online report:

A quarter of hospitals are being forced to recruit nurses from overseas after being left short-staffed from job cuts, it has emerged.

Approximately 5,000 posts have been axed in the last three years leaving many trusts struggling to fill staffing gaps.

Under a Freedom of Information request, it emerged that 37 trusts out of 172 have sent managers to a recruitment event abroad.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.