§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will provide a support package to help overseas nurses taking up positions in the NHS; and if he will estimate the cost(a) in total and (b) per overseas nurse of such a package. 
§ Mr. Denham
The National Health Service Executive issued guidance on international recruitment to the service in November last year. The guidance gives NHS employers clear and authoritative policy on the pursuit of international recruitment, including the provision of support for new recruits. Copies are available in the Library.