Scottish Government attacks Jeremy Hunt doctor plan
Scottish health secretary Shona Robison has condemned proposals by her UK counterpart Jeremy Hunt to eliminate the need to recruit doctors from overseas.
Mr Hunt yesterday pledged to recruit an additional 1,500 junior doctors annually to make the UK “self sufficient”.
Last night Prime Minister Theresa May denied that overseas doctors in the UK would be sent home or stopped from coming to Britain in future, but the plans were condemned as “short-sighted in the extreme” by the Scottish Government.
Ms Robison said: “These are irresponsible comments that will hamper NHS efforts to recruit... read more
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