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Call for 'robust' checks on EU health workers

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A House of Lords committee says EU rules should be changed to allow the General Medical Council to apply clinical and medical tests on people coming to this country to work.

Chairman of the committee Baroness Lola Young explains why they think patients in this country are being put at risk by the free movement of medical staff and healthcare workers across the EU.


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