@Cedrick - yes the dictionaries were allowed into the GP assessment centres...no fake news there...and as for northern deanery who soaked up a disproportionately large number of IMGs they should have known that they were recruiting doctors who were allowed into their programmes based on exams whereby a foreign doctor who had poor English skills was allowed to go in there with a dictionary? These were doctors who had presumably passed plab and language tests and were licensed clinicians so why were they allowed dictionaries into the exam? Could it be that the language tests were not rigorous enough? Ridiculous if you ask me. Plus I would not trust what the RCGP tells you about why certain people fail or pass their exams.
@cedric it ain’t fake mate. It’s 100% real. Just ask the “northern deanery”..I dare you
This reminds me of the time when the RCGP in its infinite wisdom allowed IMG candidates from third world countries to bring their dictionaries in with them to the GP assessment centre lmfao. This is no joke I remember it like yesterday. if people can’t speak English to begin with then surely they shouldn’t be allowed to bring dictionaries into an English language medical exam? And then to fail them at the CSA two years later for their poor English and “communication” skills is just a masochistic exercise that has backfired spactacularly
The “best” health care system in the world according to uk politicians lmfao
After a few months of unpleasant encounters with the local natives the poor sods will be running back to where they came from. Currency depreciation meaning that their salary in pounds won’t be worth the paper it’s written on won’t help matters either
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Yes...and if this happens then UK citizens will be charged for health services in the EU. NHS will somehow have to find some extra capacity to treat all these people who suddenly won’t be able to afford healthcare abroad. Everyone knows the nhs wouldn’t cope with this. It’s all a cheap bluff really who are these people kidding. They bark louder than they can bite
Anything the government orders doctors to do, people will do the exact opposite. If the government ran out of money that’s not doctors fault. Sorry
our "world class health care system" lol
This is quite an accurate description of present UK reality.
Sorting out traditional “intelligence” would be a far better use of funds than the bottomless pit wastage of £250 million on pipe dreams. Yet more waste of public funds by perfunctory government bureaucrats
The ethnic GP gets double the sentence of the other chap. Predictable GMC "justice". Yawn
"Nothing is more expensive than what the government promises for free." Peter Schiff
Anyone under the age of 45 paying into the nhs pension Ponzi scheme is essentially paying for the cruises of the retired consultants and Gp partners who received pensions superior to the ones those who are currently paying in will get. People should realise this and stop subsidising other people’s lifestyles. There’s plenty of intelligent things one can do with their money than give it to the government.
350 million a week for the NHS he once promised didn't he? 1.8 billion only takes us up to 5 weeks and 1 day from now. What about the ongoing 350 million per week? Why is he being a stingy liar and why is no one holding him to account?
The "partnership" model is feudal and leaves doctors open to exploitation. Cry me some crocodile tears for the failing "partnership model"
The dimwits at IMH should have left long ago. They didn't have the business sense or the humility to see where they could improve and the rest is history as they say. Having said that the CCG have not been of much use to anyone except themselves as they collected their fat salaries for not doing very much work...they have been known to just crack the whip with threats and "orders" of improvement. Yawn
If they’re so aggrieved that they felt it was necessary to write a 100 page complaint letter, (the ridiculousness of this is demented and beyond reason) it’s reasonable to assume they’re not happy with the nhs “service” they’re getting. In which case why don’t they go elsewhere eg a private clinic somewhere? Or is it that they feel “entitled” to expect something from the government that they’re not currently getting in which case this sense of entitlement is the root of their problems and their expectations need some adjusting. This is a societal issue that needs addressing.
You can find instances of "inappropriate prescribing" (a very loose and subjective endpoint, dependent largely on someone's attitudes to prescribing, their experience with certain medications, medical background, how they interpret a patient's symptoms as well as the pressures put on them by individual patients and the system in general) every day in general practice if you went looking for it. Government agency kangaroo court panels should have no business suspending or even issuing physician licenses.
I saw far too many grown, capable and intelligent men and women cry over their inability to pass this crap CSA exam to know that it had nothing to do with their clinical abilities but rather it was a deliberate and savage attempt by the establishment to bludgeon people from other ethnic backgrounds into submission. A kind of neo-imperialist mentality of “we are stronger and better than you and we will show you so”.