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Overseas GP recruitment scheme highlights the Government's failure

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What a shame that the government failed to incentivise local graduates and other non principals to take these vacant positions. The recruitment from abroad have unanswered issues: 1. Who pays for these GPS? 2. How will they be allocated? 3. What is the formula for allocation thriughout the country? 4. Are these GPS for permanent residence? 5. What induction and training will be offered to meet and translate the culture of this country to the incoming unfamiliar GPS? 6.what is the government doing to sustain the existing GPS fro leaving or retiring early? 7. There needs to be a register available to the public on number of complaints registered against these new recruits. This will indicate one of 2. Issues- 1. Competence perceived by public and 2. Discrimination against foreign recruits. It is sad that the country has to go abroad for recruitment when there students in this country who wants to become doctors and we not given the opportunities .

Posted date

04 Sep 2017

Posted time

10:58am

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