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UK investigating 3,000 foreign medics

Nov 20, 2018 - The Boston Globe

LONDON — In a land where matters of public health care are never far from scrutiny and sometimes scandal, British medical authorities said Monday that they were checking the credentials of some 3,000 foreign physicians after one was convicted of fraud and accused of falsifying qualifications.

The case could add to concerns about the safety of patients in Britain's once-vaunted National Health Service, even as tight budgets and the possible impact of Britain's pending departure from the E...