August 6, 2022

Who will nurse you? S’pore’s nursing crunch could remain for coming years

By brit

SINGAPORE – Nurses in Singapore are seeing their pay go up as efforts are made to retain them in the face of a continued global shortage.

Attrition rates of both foreign and local hires have been rising. Some 14.8 per cent of the foreign nursing cohort left last year – more than double the figure in 2020 – many to countries that offer better remuneration.