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GP vetting system 'absurd'

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MPs have warned that lives could be lost unless urgent changes are made to the system of vetting foreign doctors offering out-of-hours GP services.

The Commons Health Select Committee warned that NHS trusts were not doing enough to test doctors on their English and competence after a German doctor, Dr Daniel Ubani, killed a patient in the UK.

Dr Stuart Gray, a GP and whose father died after being treated by Dr Ubani, gives his opinion of what changes should be made to rules governing the hiring of foreign doctors.


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