In a recent letter to the PM, DAUK suggested a number of action points for the government to address the current staffing crisis, reports National World.
“The DAUK has highlighted a number of actions it believes will help solve the staffing crisis. These include bringing in more healthcare professionals from the EU, increasing training numbers for senior doctors, scrapping the immigration surcharge for those who come to the UK to work in the NHS, and giving full maintenance loans to medical students.
The organisation has also urged the government to “address the sustained real terms cuts to NHS junior doctors’ pay” – something which has led to a series of strikes across the healthcare industry, from nurses to paramedics.”
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