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Letters Fully home grown doctor workforce

Medicine thrives on experience from abroad

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 26 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5699
  1. Harrison Carter, co-chair1,
  2. Charles J M Bell, co-chair1
  1. 1BMA UK Medical Student Committee, BMA, London WC1H 9JP, UK
  1. hcarter{at}

It is staggering that it has taken the secretary of state for health, Jeremy Hunt, four years in that position to concede that the NHS is not self sufficient in producing the correct number of doctors.1

This initiative will not mean more “domestic” doctors if the removal of the cap also applies …

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