Watch one doctor's account of adapting to life and work in the UK
Dr Telal Mudawi is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS.
He was born in Omdurman, Sudan and completed his medical training at University of Khartoum, Sudan. He came to the UK in 1996.
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