eading figures have told Personnel Today how HR teams are allowing a minority of racist line managers to make working life tough for migrant medics.
Their comments come after a General Medical Council (GMC) report showed that doctors trained overseas were twice as likely to face formal disciplinary hearings once a complaint had been made as those who graduated in the UK.
Ramesh Mehta, president of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, told Personnel Today: “There is no doubt that bullying of Asian doctors goes on.
“The small minority of racists in the NHS take complaints [about foreign doctors] to HR. HR needs better training in handling these issues.”
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