Posts Tagged ‘Overseas recruitment’

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...

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...

Discrimination fears for overseas doctors

An international doctors’ group is considering providing their own officials for the new revalidation process because they are so concerned about the lev...

Advice for doctors wanting to work abroad

One of the great benefits of being a doctor is the development of geographically transportable skills. UK-trained doctors are often in demand in other coun...

Safety fears as European doctor numbers revealed

Of more than 20,000 EU doctors registered to practice in this country, 4,061 have arrived since safety checks were removed five years ago. The figure co...

Crack down on incompetent European doctors

The GMC is calling for all doctors coming to work in Britain from Europe to undergo tests to prove they are fit to practise in this country. The issue is ...

CV writing and job interview advice for doctors

The first step for a doctor to get a new job is to write a strong CV. A doctor’s CV will often have less than a minute to convince a recruiter of their s...

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 ...