NHS workforce 'at crunch point'

NHS workforce 'at crunch point'
 

The UK's medical profession is at a "crunch point", facing the prospect of too few doctors to treat rising numbers of patients, the regulator says.
The General Medical Council says the supply of medics has failed to keep up with demand and warns against the over-reliance on overseas staff post-Brexit.
The GMC's Charlie Massey called it a "crucial moment" for UK healthcare.
It comes despite government promises in England to increase the number of doctors in training.
The annual report by the GMC highlights four areas of concern:
Supply of new doctors into the UK has not... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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