On 4th December 2023, the Home Office announced changes to visa processes that would be introduced in Spring 2024:

  • A requirement for all sponsor organisations working with health and care visas to be registered with the CQC.
  • That those entering the UK on a health and care visa would not be able to bring dependents into the UK.
  • That those entering on health and care visas are exempt from increased minimum salary requirements for skilled worker visas

Programme Challenger – Practitioner   where they want to be able to support a wide range of practitioners who are currently playing their part in tackling serious and organised crime.

Manchester has it’s own guide – which can be read here: greater_manchester_guide_to_exploitation_in_the_care_sector_december_2023.pdf (