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UK’s NHS seeking Polish doctors

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Roberto Galea 17.01.2017 09:42
Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is seeking to recruit hundreds of general practitioners from Poland as well as other EU countries such as Lithuania and Greece, Polish daily Rzeczpospolita has reported.
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According to Britain’s The Telegraph newspaper, a new scheme by the British publicly-funded health service will see doctors from across the European Union undergo 12 weeks of paid training at a campus in Poland before they start work in Britain.

Recruits are being offered handsome salaries of GBP 90,000 (EUR 102,000, USD 108,000) a year, as well as generous relocation packages in a bid to plug shortages of medical staff in Britain and help remedy a crisis in that country’s health service, media reports say.

Doctors from Poland as well as Croatia, Lithuania, Greece, Spain and have already been recruited as part of a plan to bring 500 GPs from various European countries to Britain ahead of the country’s divorce with the EU, according to The Telegraph. (str/pk)

Source: Rzeczpospolita, The Telegraph

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