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NHS England looks to recruit 2,000 GPs from overseas to offset retirements


The Returner scheme in England has mandatory professional examinations, even if you've already passed MRCGP, and this is justified mainly for the purpose of ensuring that EU trained GPs with freedom of travel are up to scratch (and EU law forbids discrimination between UK and EU nationals). The Returner scheme nearly bankrupted me, and yet they're throwing money at recruitment companies trying to attract GPs from Europe, who are apparently going to get support right through the whole process. It's bloody ridiculous.

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17 Jul 2017

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