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Dentists Warn of Looming Recruitment Crisis in UK

October 26, 2020
by Financial Times

The British dental industry is facing an impending recruitment “crisis”, with Brexit uncertainty and the Covid-19 pandemic choking the supply of overseas dentists to the UK, the industry’s trade body has warned.

The industry has told MPs that uncertainty over the UK’s new immigration system and the long-term validity of European Economic Area (EEA) qualifications after Brexit, coupled with a backlog of up to 15m missed dental appointments caused by the coronavirus crisis, was creating a “perfect storm” in some areas of the UK.

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