Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Britain is now importing more doctors than it trains, figures show  

Britain is now importing more doctors than it trains, figures show Britain is now importing more doctors than it trains, according to new figures showing a steep rise in the numbers recruited from overseas.

Simon Stevens, head of the NHS, said the health service must stop “denuding low income countries of health professionals they need” amid warnings of a growing moral crisis.

The figures, from the General Medical Council (GMC), show that last year, 53 per cent of those joining the medical register came from overseas to do so - a rise from 39 per cent in 2015. The Daily Telegraph

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