Posts Tagged ‘Overseas recruitment’

Manchester trusts recruit first wave of doctors from Indian hospital

Trusts in Greater Manchester have agreed to host 20 doctors from Apollo Hospitals in India, following an agreement with Health Education England last year....

Tier 2 immigration cap preventing NHS from effective overseas recruitment

Recruitment into the NHS has been crippled by the government’s malfunctioning ‘tier 2 cap’ on immigration, a committee of MPs finds. Under the cap...

There’s a price to pay for devaluing the job

It’s bitterly cold outside, so I’ve sat down with a steaming mug of coffee and ploughed through the latest reaction to the amended Health and Social Ca...

GMC reviews test for non-EU overseas doctors

The GMC is reviewing the way it tests doctors from overseas but not EU countries who want to register in the UK. The regulator will review the Professiona...

“Tighten laws allowing European doctors to enter UK”

Doctors’ leaders have urged the European Commission to update laws allowing doctors to work anywhere in Europe to protect patients. The BMA told the EC ...

Sauerkraut and bratwurst for Spanish doctors

Global politics are well beyond my understanding. Two facts are clear however - Spain continues to suffer from a major economic crisis and our government i...

Tougher stance on international recruitment

Patient care will be compromised by new measures preventing hard-pressed trusts from recruiting experienced doctors from overseas, the Royal College of Phy...

Doctor shortage sees new recruitment drive in India

A shortage of junior doctors to start work in hospitals this August is forcing the NHS to try to recruit from India, the BBC has learned. Tighter immigra...

Government to cut overseas doctor recruitment

The Prime Minister has announced that fewer doctors will be recruited from overseas. Eleven consultant specialties are to be removed from the shortage oc...

Will immigration changes add to recruitment woe?

Last week saw Gordon Brown get tough on immigration. In the Daily Mail, we heard that the government was cracking down on immigration starting with a curb...

South Asian doctors deserve recognition for their contribution

Migrant doctors have made a huge contribution to the NHS over the past 60 years and yet it has gone largely unrecognised. In an attempt to rectify this...