Hunt: NHS aims to end reliance on foreign doctors after Brexit


ENGLAND is to train more doctors so that it can end its reliance on foreign recruits for the NHS after it leaves the European Union, the government announced today (4). “Currently a quarter of our doctors come from overseas,” health secretary Jeremy Hunt said at the ruling Conservative Party’s annual conference in Birmingham. “They do a fantastic job and the NHS would fall over without them. When it comes to those that are EU nationals, we’ve been clear we want them to be able to stay post-Brexit,” he said. “But looking forward, is it right to carry on importing doctors…

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