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Medical groups fight to stop doctors working for months without registration

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1416
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    British medical organisations will continue their fight against new European Union legislation that they believe poses a danger to patients, despite losing the first battle in their campaign.

    Under the proposal now being examined by the European parliament healthcare professionals from any EU country would be able to work for up to four months a year, every year, in another member state without being registered with the host country's regulator.

    The BMA, the General Medical Council, and the Royal College of Physicians, along with other health regulators …

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