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

Attrition rates of both foreign and local hires in Singapore have been rising. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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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.

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