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20 Jun 2021

‘Diversity in the NHS enables us to help people’, says Afghan doctor

News Correspondent

14 per cent of NHS staff in England say their nationality isn’t British. But is that about to change? According to The Sunday Times, the Conservative peer and former Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding wants to end the health service’s reliance on foreigners, if she’s successful in her bid to succeed Sir Simon Stevens as the Head of NHS England.

We have been talking to one Afghan refugee, now a doctor, about his experiences of working on the NHS frontlines.