Refugee doctors find it hard to get back into practice

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7290.862/a (Published 07 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:862
  1. Genc Rumani (grumani@hotmail.com), healthcare assistant
  1. Harley Street Clinic, Oncology Day Care, London W1G 8PP

    EDITOR—Cheeroth and Goraya reflect on the issue of asylum seekers and refugee doctors.1 As a refugee doctor myself, I have some experience of what happens.

    I graduated from the University Hospital Centre of Tirana, Albania, and then worked for 18 months as a senior house officer. I have been an asylum seeker in the United Kingdom for the past three years and at the moment am working as a nursing assistant in the oncology day care at the Harley …

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