Posts Tagged ‘MTI’

Government to allow more overseas doctors and nurses to work for the NHS

The Home Secretary has relaxed immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside the EU into the UK. The Home Office said foreign medics w...

Thousands of UK visa applications by doctors refused, figures show

More than 2,300 visa applications by doctors looking to work in the UK have been refused in five months, official figures show. There were 3,597 request...

1500 overseas doctors have had visa applications blocked this year

More than 1,500 doctors have had visa applications to enter the UK blocked this year, according to figures. The Home Office has admitted to more than 6,...

Medical leaders call on PM to relax visas restrictions for overseas doctors

Doctors’ representatives have written to the government urging them to relax visas restrictions for overseas doctors. It follows reports that the Prim...

MTI provides answer to shortage of juniors

Is your department increasingly dependant on junior doctor locums? Are you dissatisfied with their quality, reliability and expense? Do you wish there was ...

MTI for overseas doctors facing closure

Proposed changes to immigration laws will have a significant impact on a training initiative that increases the quality of medical healthcare in the develo...

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 immigration delays causing service chaos

Strict new immigration rules are creating problems with recruiting junior doctors from overseas and leaving hospitals short of staff. Gynaecological servi...

Exploitation risk for overseas trainees

Employers are being warned not to exploit overseas junior doctors taking up new training placements in the NHS through the new Medical Training Initiative ...