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Overseas Articles


Drive to recruit overseas GPs to UK

24th August 2017

According to NHS England, around 600 GPs will be recruited from overseas to work in the UK this financial year.

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Overseas patients to be charged upfront

6th February 2017

NHS hospitals could refuse foreign patients operations unless their costs are covered in advance.

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Foreign patient costs target will be missed

28th October 2016

NHS to fall short of recovering £500m a year from overseas visitors.

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Overseas visitors could be forced to pay for some GP services

7th December 2015

The government says non-EU patients should be charged for some GP services as well as ambulances and A&E care.

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Sign up for webinar with Sir Keith Pearson

26th February 2015

Webinar on how much overseas migrants cost the NHS on 25 March 2015.

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Staff shortage fuels overseas recruitment

17th December 2014

HSJ investigation reveals shortage of nurses has driven hospitals to recruit overseas.

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Test for overseas doctors to be made more robust

3rd October 2014

The GMC is to strengthen the test for overseas applicants to the UK medical register.

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£500m could be saved on NHS foreign care

22nd October 2013

Ministers believe the NHS could recover £500m from overseas' visitors every year.

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NHS to look overseas for recruitment drive

26th June 2013

A minister has indicated that the NHS is planning an overseas recruitment drive.

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Majority of doctors facing action trained overseas

2nd January 2013

New figures suggest majority of doctors facing disciplinary action train overseas.

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