• Friday, September 29, 2023


Why Asian doctors are leaving the NHS

Rajendra Bothra, a Padmashri-awardee, was charged along with five other physicians in the alleged fraud

By: Lauren Codling

by NADEEM BADSHAH A GROWING number of south Asian doctors are leaving the UK to work in cities like Dubai because of work pressures, according to a group for overseas medics. The United Arab Emirates, Australia and Canada are the three most popular countries for south Asians who worked for the NHS, The British International Doctors Association (BIDA) revealed. In 2009, doctors from India made up almost 12 per cent of the health service’s workforce. The figure slumped to six per cent last year, according to a recent report by parliament. The NHS Staff From Overseas study found there were…

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