Top 10 NHS Doctors Nationalities Across the UK

NHS Digital report has revealed a number of interesting fact about the NHS workforce. Below is the breakdown of NHS Doctors Nationalities. 74% of doctors in hospital and community health services (HCHS) are British. This is lower than other NHS staff categories. 12% (12,928) doctors report an Asian nationality, of which two-thirds are Indian or Pakistani. 10% (10,513) of doctors…

Longest NHS Waiting List Since 2007

NHS chiefs have warned that the NHS waiting list has reached its highest level in a decade as the UK’s health service continues to miss targets. In fact it was two years ago that the NHS in England last met its target for A&E waiting lists. Figures show that only 90.3% of patients spent as…

Top 10 NHS Nurses Nationalities Across the UK

NHS Digital report has revealed a number of interesting fact about the NHS workforce. Below is the breakdown of NHS Nurses Nationalities. 84% of nurses & health visitors in hospital and community health services (HCHS) are British. 7% (22,081) of nurses report an EU nationality other than British. Of these, 58% are either Irish, Spanish or Portuguese. 6% (16,727) of…

Is This The End of Doctors Autonomy?

It is the General Medical Council, as well as the courts, that traditionally oversees the boundaries of medical behaviour. However, the last couple of decades has seen huge change as the GMC has gone from being an organisation run by doctors to one with a more rounded representation and strong voice in the medical community.…