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UK visa row sees thousands of doctors quit NHS

17:50 16/04/2021
Sanwar Ali : additional reporting and comments Doctors are quitting the NHS in droves and heading overseas amid an ongoing row over UK visas for elderly parents. Last month, Workpermit.com reported...

Free UK visa extension for overseas health workers

17:47 10/04/2021
Sanwar Ali: addtional reporting and comments The Home Office has announced free UK visa extensions for overseas health workers. Many health care workers, including many who have been on the frontline...

UK visa issues risk shortage in care staff say NHS chiefs

18:37 29/01/2021
NHS leaders have warned that post-Brexit UK immigration rules will make visas difficult to access for care workers, sparking a potential shortage of staff. The NHS Confederation has urged government...

UK visa policy poaching health workers from poor countries

11:18 23/01/2021
A damning letter written by two doctors and published in the South African Medical Journal has blamed the UK’s visa and immigration policy for the poaching of health workers from the world’s poorest...

Change UK visa rules for adult dependents doctors urge

17:20 15/01/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has been urged to alter UK visa rules for adult dependent relatives by prominent doctors’ organisations. A joint letter issued by the organisations says that the...

UK visa rules forcing migrant NHS workers to leave Britain

11:43 14/11/2020
With Britain in the grip of a second lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, UK visa rules are forcing migrant NHS workers to leave the country, sparking fears of the UK’s response to COVID-19 being...

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