UK has fewer doctors per person than most other OECD countriesBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2940 (Published 20 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2940
- Tom Moberly, UK editor
The UK has fewer doctors per head of population than most other countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), figures published by the organisation show.
Out of the 33 countries for which the OECD has provided data, the UK ranks 22nd (fig 1⇓). The only European countries with fewer doctors …