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Australia to investigate accusation of racism in accreditation of surgeons

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7181.420d (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:420
  1. Christopher Zinn
  1. Sydney

    Australia's watchdog organisation for national competitions will investigate allegations of a racist “closed shop” among the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons after a report called for a fairer system of accreditation for doctors trained overseas.

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is looking into the case of an Indian born fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons who was told he would have to train further before being allowed to continue to practise in …

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