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Germany turns away UK trained GP

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 17 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:384
  1. Tessa Richards
  1. BMJ

    The European Commission is considering mounting legal action against Germany for non-recognition of UK training of GPs. The case that has brought the commission to this point is that of Dr Helko Schenk, who is currently working as a GP in south west England.

    Dr Schenk did his undergraduate training in Germany but has worked in the United Kingdom since 1995. After two years of junior and senior house officer jobs he completed a three year general practice vocational training course, which finished last August. Despite being …

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