Lincolnshire health bosses look to Europe to plug GP shortage

June 13, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Health bosses in Lincolnshire are looking to recruit doctors from Europe to help with a chronic shortage of GPs in the county. The county’s Local Medical Committee wants to fill about 80 vacancies in a pilot scheme that could eventually be rolled out across the UK. Only 337 out of 417 GP positions in Lincolnshire are currently filled. Medical Director Dr Kieran Sharrock said recruiting from overseas is the only sustainable option. Dr Sharrock said: […]