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Scrap the Cap: The scale of the problem in NHS trusts

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 30 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2367

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  1. Gareth Iacobucci,
  2. Matthew Limb
  1. The BMJ

This week NHS trusts across the country have disclosed details of numbers of doctors who have been unable to take up posts in their organisation because the Home Office has rejected their visa applications. Here are some examples.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Between February and April, 23 tier 2 visa applications for doctors who were offered posts were …

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