Vol. 15 No. 3 (2023): BAPIOAC23 - National Conference

Making it to the Registers

Marie Andree-Jacob
University of Leeds, UK
Priyasha Saksena
University of Leeds, UK
Amrita Limbu
University of Leeds, UK
sushruta cover showing a regal building at night

Published 2023-10-03


  • medical registration,
  • regulatatory policy,
  • history

How to Cite

Andree-Jacob, M., Saksena, P., & Limbu, A. (2023). Making it to the Registers. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 15(3). https://doi.org/10.38192/15.3.12


The project Making it to the Registers: Documenting Migrant Carers’ Experiences of Registration and Fitness to Practise aims to offer an account of some of the lived experiences of migrant and refugee health professionals in the UK. The project focuses on how nurses and doctors trained overseas experience the challenging process of obtaining professional registration in the UK.


  1. Wolf et al (2016) Fair Training Pathways for All: Understanding Experiences of Progression, General Medical Council; Valero-Sanchez, I, McKimm, J, and Green, R (2017) A helping hand for international medical graduates, BMJ 359: j5230.
  2. BAPIO (2021) Bridging the Gap: Tackling Differential Attainment in the Medical Profession, British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.