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UK Budget hits migrants with £624 immigration health surcharge

23:48 15/03/2020
Sanwar Ali comment: UK visa fees are already very high. This huge increase in the immigration health surcharge will make it even more unaffordable for migrants. After the end of the Brexit...

Elections: Fast track NHS UK visa promised by Boris Johnson

14:34 14/11/2019
Sanwar Ali comment: The architect of the NHS is widely thought of as being Aneurin Bevan also known as Nye Bevan a very left wing Labour MP, Trade Unionist, Health Minister and finally Deputy Leader...

UK Tier 2 visa easier after Home Secretary Sajid Javid review

19:01 16/08/2018
Since 6 July 2018 it is much easier for many tier 2 visa migrants (not just doctors and nurses) applying for entry clearance to the UK, and their employers with a tier 2 sponsor licence to meet the...

Without possible Sajid Javid reforms UK Tier 2 visa rules could stop 5,000 non-EU doctors working in Britain

13:37 12/06/2018
Sanwar Ali workpermit.com comment: Sajid Javid the Home Secretary whose family is of muslim Pakistani ancestry has recently raised hopes that doctors from outside the EU will find it easier to gain...

UK Tier 2 visa quota stops NHS doctors coming to work in Britain

19:19 20/02/2018
Non-EU doctors hired by NHS hospitals scrambling to fill skills gaps, are being denied entry into Britain by the Home Office. The NHS blames the blockade on a Tier 2 visa restricted certificate of...

Tier 2 visa pivotal for recruitment of 2,000 NHS doctors to meet government targets

17:25 03/08/2017
The NHS will recruit 2,000 foreign doctors to meet UK government targets. Simon Stevens, the head of NHS England, announced that four times the planned number of 500 extra doctors are needed to...

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