The regulatory body which oversees the education and training of doctors says there are ‘unacceptable barriers’ in recruiting and educating disabled medics.
About 20& of the UK’s population is classified as disabled but the General Medical Council estimate that only 3% of medics and doctors gave a declared disability.
It’s now calling for universities and employers to provide equal access and has launched new guidance to try and improve recruitment and retention.
Hannah and Kelly are two doctors with the same disability but very different experiences of life in medicine.
Click here to watch their video