Limited registration and racial discrimination

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6922.208b (Published 15 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:208
  1. T A Mian
  1. Department of Psychiatry, Cefn Coed Hospital, Swansea SA2 0GH.

    EDITOR, - Esmail and Everington have highlighted racial discrimination by employing authorities against doctors with Asian sounding names.1 Another kind of discrimination also operates against overseas doctors, predominantly Asian, on account of their limited registration with the General Medical Council. Unfortunately, a large proportion of these doctors leave Britain - either after the maximum permitted period of five years or …

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