Africa: Report Exposes ‘Unethical’ Recruitment of Doctors in the UK from Low-Resource Countries

[South African Medical Journal] The recent ‘The state of medical education and practice in the UK 2020’ report from the General Medical Council (GMC) reveals that in 2019, doctors who obtained their medical qualification overseas comprised nearly 35% (86 794/251 319) of all those licensed to practise in the UK, and that between July 2019 and June 2020 a further 10 000 such doctors registered — many more than those who registered with a qualification from the UK.

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