Our data about doctors with a European primary medical qualification in 2021

Insight purpose

Our health services benefit considerably from doctors who have come from all around the world to practise medicine in the UK.

Our analysis of the data we have on EEA-qualified doctors in the UK includes:

  • what areas these doctors work in
  • the countries they have joined from
  • how long they have been working in the UK. 

Our analysis shows the important role of EEA-qualified doctors in UK medical practice. This can help you to inform policy and planning in the health sector.

What were the key findings?

Read our full insight paper on doctors with European primary medical qualifications