HC Deb 04 June 2003 vol 406 c499W
Chris Grayling

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his policy is on charging overseas applicants for NHS posts for conversion training to enable them to join the NHS. [113267]

Mr. Hutton

The code of practice for National Health Service employers involved in the international recruitment of healthcare professionals published in 2001 stipulates that no fee should be charged by NHS employers to international applicants undergoing a supervised practice placement.

Details of the code of practice can be found on the Department's website at www.doh.qov.uk/international-recruitment.

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