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GP trainee facing deportation must be allowed to stay, says BMA

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 09 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1587
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The BMA has criticised the government for threatening a GP trainee who qualified in the UK with deportation.

Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said that the government’s decision to deport Luke Ong, who is from Singapore, because of a delay in his visa process was “utterly incomprehensible.”

“This situation, in which a doctor—who has committed the past ten years of his life to studying, …

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