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BMA chair James Johnson has condemned the NHS's 'shameful record' of exploiting doctors from overseas to deliver health care in the UK.

In his opening address to the BMA's annual representatives meeting last week, Mr

Johnson said throughout its history the NHS had taken doctors and nurses away from countries that needed them more.

He praised doctors from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as a 'mainstay' of the NHS for the last 40 years, who had received 'scant acknowledgement or suffered outright discrimination'.

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