Making It in British Medicine: Essential Guidance for International Doctors

By Qureshi, Bashir | The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, July 2005 | Go to article overview

Making It in British Medicine: Essential Guidance for International Doctors


Qureshi, Bashir, The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health


4. Making it in British medicine: essential guidance for international doctors By Sabina Dosani and Peter Cross. Published by Radcliffe Medical Press, Oxford, 2004. Paperback 164pp. Price £21.95 ISBN 1-85775-610-X

The term 'international doctors' used in the title of this book is an interesting misnomer, because it excludes white British doctors. It is coined by young Asian British doctors. In the 1960s about 18,000 mainly Asian doctors came to work in Britain. The native English doctors called them Overseas doctors', which they reluctantly accepted but their children did not.

While this term may soon fade, the message in this book will last a long time. The book contains pearls of wisdom, about the ways to study and work in Britain, for the doctors from Asian or other countries who may be planning to come and those who are already here.

The British National Health Service is unique in the world. It is free to the tax payers at the point of delivery and it employs one million health workers, making it the largest health employer. The medical education is in English and given in British-style medical colleges in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong (China) and some African countries. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Making It in British Medicine: Essential Guidance for International Doctors
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.