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The use of overseas doctors in providing out-of-hours services

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 25 March 2010.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Health Committee

on Thursday 11 March 2010

Members present

Mr Kevin Barron, in the Chair
Charlotte AtkinsMr Lee Scott
Sandra GidleyDr Howard Stoate
Stephen HesfordMr Robert Syms
Dr Doug NaysmithDr Richard Taylor


Witnesses: Mr Paul Bates, Chief Executive, NHS Worcestershire, Mr Mike Farrar, Chief Executive, NHS North West, Mr Antek Lejk, Director of Partnership Commissioning and Primary Care, NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and Dr Fay Wilson, Medical Director, BADGER Out-of-Hours Co-operative, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Witnesses: Mr Niall Dickson, Chief Executive and Registrar, Mr Paul Philip, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Standards and Fitness to Practise, General Medical Council, and Professor Steve Field, Chairman of Council, Royal College of General Practitioners, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Witnesses: Rt Hon Mike O'Brien QC MP, Minister of State for Health, Dr David Colin-Thomé, National Director for Primary Care and Medical Adviser, and Mr Gavin Larner, Director, Professional Standards, Department of Health, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


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