Priti Patel – 2021 Comments on Extension of Health and Care Visa

The comments made by Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, on 24 December 2021.

The care sector is experiencing unprecedented challenges prompted by the pandemic and the changes we’ve made to the health and care visa will bolster the workforce and helping alleviate some of the pressures currently being experienced.

This is our New Plan for Immigration in action, delivering our commitment to support the NHS and the wider health and care sector by making it easier for health professionals to live and work in the UK.