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Visa cap on overseas doctors coming to UK is expected to be removed

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 14 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2635
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The Home Office is expected to announce that it will exempt doctors and nurses from the cap on tier 2 skilled worker visas.

The BBC, which reported the news, said that an announcement was expected on Friday 15 June.1 A Home Office spokesman said that the information came from a leaked document and that it would not confirm or deny the claims.

The news comes after the Times reported on 12 June that the prime minister …

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