EEA doctor

EEA doctor

A doctor who is a citizen of, and has qualified in, an EEA (European Economic Area) member state, and thus has the right to live and work in any other EEA country.
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Healthcare leaders are urging the Government to offer certainty to the estimated 12,000 EEA doctors working in the NHS, who make up 7.
Of the EEA doctors questioned for the survey, 45% said they were considering leaving the UK, with a further 29% saying they were not sure whether they would leave or not.
Prof Hunt added: "The number of EEA doctors and dentists facing allegations relating to their communication skills is an issue we think the Government should be taking very seriously.
Today's report said: "If the GMC had been able to check the language skills and clinical competence of EEA doctors wishing to practise as GPs, lives might have been saved.
The health select committee report says: "If the GMC had been able to check the language skills and clinical competence of EEA doctors wishing to practise as GPs, lives might have been saved.
Today's report said: ''If the GMC had been able to check the language skills and clinical competence of EEA doctors wishing to practise as GPs, lives might have been saved.
In evidence to the committee last month, the General Medical Council's (GMC) chief executive, Today's report said: "If the GMC had been able to check the language skills and clinical competence of EEA doctors wishing to practise as GPs, lives might have been saved.