The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the UK have expressed concern about the need to assess the competence of staff coming from other countries inside the EU to Britain to work. Currently only workers from outside the EU are checked to see that they have the same standards as UK staff.
There are more questions than immediate answers following the “Brexit” vote, a decision that sees the United Kingdom leaving the unified Member States of the European Union. One such question is how will leaving the EU affect competence and compliance?
On 10 June 2016, the Commission adopted a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills.