HC Deb 06 April 1971 vol 815 c66W
39. Mr. Jopling

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is satisfied with the standard of medical qualifications held by National Health Service doctors practising in this country who have been trained abroad; and if he will make a statement.

Sir K. Joseph

The approval of overseas medical qualifications for practice in this country is a matter for the General Medical Council. The Council is initiating a review of the present arrangements for the registration in this country of doctors who have qualified overseas.