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The truth about migrants and the NHS

Posted on 13 June 2016

What is the truth about how migration affects the NHS? Professor Karen Bloor of the Department of Health Sciences has taken a look at this thorny issue.

Migration and the NHS are hot-topic issues, with both sides of the Brexit debate claiming that they represent the 'truth'. In a piece written for The Conversation website, Professor Bloor, along with Professor Andrew Street from the Centre for Health Economics, has taken a closer look at exactly what contribution migrants make to our health service, how that affects provision, and how likely it is that the doctor or nurse treating you is a migrant themselves.

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