UK's “ethical recruitment policy” needs to be strengthened

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 20 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1218
  1. Daloni Carlisle
  1. London

    The Department of Health's code of conduct on overseas recruitment must be strengthened if Britain is to shrug off its international “bad guy” image, the author of a new report said last week.

    Research by Professor James Buchan, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, for the Department for International Development, shows a substantial increase in international recruitment to the NHS in recent years, with half of new registrants on the General Medical Council …

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