THE ECONOMIST: The NHS’s latest problem: a shortage of GPs

Press/Media: Research


According to research by Aneez Esmail of the University of Manchester, and colleagues, foreign-trained GPs are more likely than British ones to work in poor areas, earn less money and work longer shifts. But doctors trained abroad also score lower on postgraduate medical exams, and are more often subject to complaints.

Period4 Jan 2018

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  • NHS
  • health funding
  • GP recruitment
  • migration