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UK to recruit Indian doctors through Skype interviews

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 21:01

The UK is mulling recruiting around 50 doctors from India to tackle a staffing crisis, days after a court ruled against Indian-origin doctors, who alleged bias in Britain`s medical examination system.

UK's National Health Service to charge foreign visitors

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 17:38

The proposal due to be unveiled is aimed at ensuring migrants "contribute towards the cost of their healthcare" under the National Health Service, health officials said here.

Foreign doctors in NHS hospitals must speak English: UK govt

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 15:34

From April, foreign doctors wanting to treat patients in UK hospitals run by the National Health Service will have to prove they have the "necessary level" of English language skills, the government said.

Michelle Heaton fears not waking up from operation table

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 08:46

Singer Michelle Heaton who has been diagnosed with rare gene that causes cancer says her worst fear is not waking up after the operation is over.

Indian-origin doctor rapped for botched operation in UK

Last Updated: Friday, March 05, 2010, 14:59

An Indian-origin woman surgeon in the UK`s National Health Service has been found guilty of misconduct after accidentally removing 90% of a baby`s bladder during an operation described by a key medical panel as "catastrophic."