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Non-European doctors and change in UK policy: What about highly skilled migrant doctors?

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 13 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:914
  1. Krishnamoorthy Narayan, senior house officer (
  1. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN

    EDITOR—The news article by O'Dowd tries to highlight a serious problem faced by overseas doctors who entered the United Kingdom in recent years, but it falls short of supporting their cause.1 The NHS trusts are showing their true colours. Why are they overenthusiastically rejecting applications from overseas doctors even if they do not need …

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