Education And Debate

Recruitment is ethical

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.928 (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:928
  1. Debbie Mellor (international.recruitment@doh.gsi.gov.uk), head of NHS employment policy1
  1. 1Department of Health, Leeds LS7 2EU

    NHS international fellowships were launched by the Department of Health in February 2002 to give experienced consultants the opportunity to come and work in the NHS in England for two years. This is in addition to the campaign we launched in August 2001 to recruit consultants and general practitioners from around the world into substantive posts. So far, 304 doctors have been recruited through the campaigns, 82 of whom come from India.

    Most doctors have been recruited as international fellows and …

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