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20 April 2014 Last updated at 15:08

Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'Doctor

Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.


Digital patient recordNHS data-sharing scheme 'mishandled'

The chair of the panel set up to advise ministers on the governance of NHS data tells the BBC the Care.data programme was "mishandled".

Dr Raj MattuSacked doctor was unfairly dismissed

A sacked heart specialist was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about patient safety, an employment tribunal rules.

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