Effect of UK policy on medical migration: a time series analysis of physician registration data

  title={Effect of UK policy on medical migration: a time series analysis of physician registration data},
  author={Claire L Blacklock and Carl Heneghan and David C Mant and Alison M Ward},
  booktitle={Human resources for health},
BACKGROUND Economically developed countries have recruited large numbers of overseas health workers to fill domestic shortages. Recognition of the negative impact this can have on health care in developing countries led the United Kingdom Department of Health to issue a Code of Practice for National Health Service (NHS) employers in 1999 providing ethical guidance on international recruitment. Case reports suggest this guidance had limited influence in the context of other NHS policy priorities… CONTINUE READING
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