Nearly half of the UK’s 277,000 registered doctors are foreign-trained, and most of those come from India, Pakistan, South Africa, and Australia. Now the UK government is making an effort to save jobs for UK and EU trained doctors using a points system that takes into account the country of origin. Some relief may come when the points system is amended to give bonuses to high-demand areas such as general practitioners, pediatricians, anesthetics and gynecologists.
Article: Medical graduates can move to UK, but on conditions
Author: Ishani Duttagupta
Publication: The Economic Times (India)