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The NHS owes doctors who trained abroad an apology for racism

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2360 (Published 31 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2360

Re: The NHS owes doctors who trained abroad an apology for racism

Being cautious and reluctant regarding the validity of foreign medical diplomas [1][2] and quality of specialist training abroad [3][4] does not constitute racism.
References
[1] https://www.bmj.com/content/325/7358/238.3
[2] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-37571259
[3] https://wenr.wes.org/2017/12/academic-fraud-corruption-and-implications-...
[4] https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/9771022/Revealed-3-in-4-of-...

Competing interests: No competing interests

12 June 2018
Stavros Saripanidis
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Thessaloniki, Greece