GOVERNMENT TO RELAX IMMIGRATION RULES ON OVERSEAS DOCTORS

ANDREW FOSTER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE WRIGHTINGTON, WIGAN AND LEIGH NHS HOSPITAL TRUST RECENTLY CONDEMNED THE BONKERS DECISION TO BAN DOCTORS WHOM THE NHS DESPERATELY NEEDED.

FOR DOCTORS, THEY MAY HAVE GIVEN UP ON WORKING IN THE NHS AND DECIDED TO WORK IN ANOTHER COUNTRY.

Andrew Foster, chief executive of the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS hospital trust recently condemned the "bonkers decision" to ban doctors whom the NHS desperately needed.
As such some nurses have been deemed a greater priority than doctors in recent months when officials have been deciding who will get tier-2 visas.
For doctors, they may have given up on working in the NHS and decided to work in another country."

Thousands more overseas doctors will be able to come and work in the NHS after Theresa May heeded pleas from cabinet colleagues to scrap limits that hospital bosses had criticised as “absolutely barmy”. The relaxation of...

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