Letters Foreign doctors' victory

British benevolence and betrayal

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39409.444873.BE (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1110
  1. Padmanabhan Badrinath, NHS consultant
  1. Colchester CO4 5BL
  1. badrishanthi{at}hotmail.com

    Thanks for publishing the news item “Foreign doctors win High Court challenge over training places.”1 Thousands of migrants who came to the UK in good faith on the highly skilled migrant programme (HSMP) introduced in 2002 suffered because of changes introduced midway. As a qualified clinical epidemiologist, I had an excellent position abroad but migrated to the UK in 2002 under the scheme because of various ties with the UK. I declared the UK my main home and invested …

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