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Planned Obsolescence of Medical Humanitarian Missions: An Interview with Tony Redmond, Professor and Practitioner of International Emergency Medicine and Co-founder of HCRI and UK-Med

already there. TRM: That is what UK-Med tries to do, right, taking people working for the NHS who are trained in care as we deliver it in this part of the world and take that overseas? TR: Yes, and the difficulty we face is how to get them released from the NHS to do this, and here again the innovation needs to be conceptual. First of all, and again coming down to consequence , there is enlightened self-interest for our country to let their medical staff do this type of work. Of

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Alex Vines

’s employment of African health professionals in the National Health Service (NHS) has generated particular concern and publicity about Britain’s African engagement. A survey suggests that almost a quarter of new overseas-trained physicians recruited into the NHS came from Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2014, the fifth and sixth largest contributors of staff to the NHS were Nigeria and then Zimbabwe; South African doctors were 2.1 per cent of NHS staff followed by Nigeria (1.6 per cent) (Siddique, 2014 ). In 2002 the Government drew up a voluntary code to prevent poaching of nurses

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century
Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

can rely on like the NHS and knowing that your doctor’s not going to cost you if something happened, you know, you can rely on that, or if you need to claim Job Seeker’s allowance or that things run smoothly, that you know, if the train said it’s going to run at this time and you go to the train station it’s there, and just the systems that are in place

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security