Number of Nigerian doctors in United Kingdom rises to 7,875
India, Pakistan, Nigeria have highest number of migrant doctors in UK
• Low pay, poor facilities, insecurity forcing doctors out, says NMA
Eniola Akinkuotu, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba and Dayo Ojerinde
No fewer than 7,875 Nigerian doctors are currently practising in the United Kingdom, according to the UK’s General Medical Council.
The GMC, which is the government body that maintains the UK’s official register of medical practitioners, also says India, Pakistan and Nigeria are the countries with the highest number of doctors practising in the UK.[NewsNaira]