Treatment of Resident Medical Officers by UK recruitment agencies a “disgrace”, finds joint DAUK and BMA survey

The experiences of Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) in the UK have been laid bare in a new survey conducted by the DAUK and the BMA, finding widespread poor conditions, low pay and excessive working hours. RMOs, doctors who provide resident services largely in the independent health sector and are most frequently recruited abroad as international medical graduates, describe pay deductions, bullying, and multiple instances of racism.

The findings of the survey are below.

DAUK has released a press release jointly with BMA: 

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