Doctors: Refugees

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords)

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many doctors who were refugees have been registered with the General Medical Council in each of the last three years.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The General Medical Council (GMC) does not hold information on the total number of refugees or former refugees that are on the medical register.

The following figures are based on doctors who declared their refugee status to the GMC.

2017

23

2018

30

2019

48

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