Number of British doctors working in Australia and New Zealand is risingBMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4554 (Published 04 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4554
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
Registry data are showing a rise in the number of UK trained doctors who are registered to work in Australia and New Zealand. A total of 699 more doctors from the UK were registered to practise in Australia in 2016 than in 2014, a 17% rise (from 4182 to 4881), show data from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Table 1⇓).
Over the same period the number of UK doctors who were registered to practise in New Zealand also rose by 17% (from 424 to 497), but …