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Five medical schools are created in England in bid to increase home grown doctors

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 21 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1328
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Five new medical schools have been created under government plans to increase medical student numbers in England.

In 2016 England’s health and social care secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced a 25% expansion in medical student places in a bid to expand the number of home grown doctors rather than recruiting from overseas.1 He said that as …

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