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Non-European doctors and change in UK policy: Ten thousand international medical graduates may be affected

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7546.913-c (Published 13 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:913
  1. Peter Trewby, consultant physician (Peter.trewby@cddah.nhs.uk),
  2. Gareth Williams, consultant physician,
  3. Peter Williamson, consultant physician,
  4. Edward Barnes, consultant physician,
  5. Peter Carr, consultant physician,
  6. Jennifer Crilley, consultant physician,
  7. Alwyn Foden, consultant physician,
  8. Stephen Mitchell, consultant physician,
  9. Jeremy Murphy, consultant physician
  1. Darlington Memorial Hospital, Darlington DL3 6HX

    EDITOR—O'Dowd quotes 1000 international medical graduates as the number likely to be affected by the Department of Health's ruling to end permit-free training.1 Ten thousand may be nearer the mark, as most of the 12 707 international medical graduates who passed part 2 of the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) examination between 2004 and 2005 will be affected by …

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