International Medical Professionals in the UK Seeking Registration
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3rd February 2018
3rd February 2018
Medical Professionals in the UK Seeking Registration is a campaign group being launched through RAPAR of around 500 medical professionals - doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians and dentists - who are being prevented from working in the NHS because of the unreasonably high English language testing bar currently set by the General Medical Council (GMC). This problem also affects many more medical professionals who are not yet members of the campaign group.
The group's aim is to end this barrier by publicising the problem and gaining support from medical bodies in the UK and the wider general public.
In the past, the standard set by the GMC was both realistic and appropriate: doctors, nurses, pharmacists and dentists who passed the previous language test are currently working successfully in the UK and contributing to the NHS.
Most of the highly qualified medical professionals represented by the new campaign group are unable to return to their home countries to practice because they have been forced to leave for humanitarian reasons. The current unrealistic English testing score set by the GMC means that these medical professionals are being stopped from working in the NHS at this time when it badly needs of their qualifications, expertise and dedication.
The standards are set by the:
The tests are created by:
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This group of medical professionals intend to present some preliminary research about these issues in the near future.
Please keep checking this website for regular updates of this campaign.
We will be using the Twitter hashtag #MPUKSR for this campaign.
You can donate to help RAPAR with this campaign here: