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BMA: Indian GP scheme shows recruitment is ‘collapsing into chaos’


As an Indian IMG, a GP and a have grandparents who have trained and worked in UK, I can say that things have changed a lot since the rivers of blood speech! The difference in pay has narrowed down significantly. The fragmentation of NHS has resulted in more of GP`s job to be navigating the local politics/pathways rather than medicine alone. Also many will see this as a step to Canada, Australia, NZ if brought in on time limited Tier 2 VISA and hence the training would have to be repeated frequently for new cohorts. Also if local conditions are hostile- i.e. multiple jeopardy people will leave quickly as HEE have found out to their detriment.

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07 Apr 2016

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