Five medical schools are created in England in bid to increase home grown doctorsBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1328 (Published 21 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1328
- Abi Rimmer
- 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 …