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Number of British doctors working in Australia and New Zealand is rising

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 04 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4554
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Registry data are showing a rise in the number of UK trained doctors who are registered to work in Australia and New Zealand. A total of 699 more doctors from the UK were registered to practise in Australia in 2016 than in 2014, a 17% rise (from 4182 to 4881), show data from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Table 1).

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Table 1

No of UK trained doctors registered to work in Australia, New Zealand, and US

Over the same period the number of UK doctors who were registered to practise in New Zealand also rose by 17% (from 424 to 497), but the …

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