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JUL 11/2018

NHS Safety Alert: Restriction Period of Vaginal Mesh

On the 10 July 2018, the NHS Improvement and NHS England issued a letter to all acute trust CEO’s and medical directors on a high vigilance restriction period regarding vaginal mesh. The correspondence details a pause in the use of the surgical mesh / tape with immediate effect, with trusts requiring to support patients affected. Please see the letter in full here...

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JUL 03/2018

NHS 70th Anniversary Quiz

It's the birthday week of our beloved NHS! What better way to inject even more fun into the ‘Big 7Tea’ fundraising office parties that are happening across our UK offices than with a general knowledge quiz all about the NHS?! Everyone’s welcome to take part — staff, candidates and clients alike! To join in the fun, pick a quiz-master and get them to either: Download the quiz questions (only PDF), print and distribute among your group for a classic quiz experience, or, to save paper, copy and paste the questions on this page and email to your group...

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JUN 13/2018

Why There Has Never been a Better Time to Work in the UK as a Family Doctor

This year, the NHS announced that it was going to be investing £2.4 billion a year into general practice from now until 2021. With this, the UK will be recruiting at least 2,000 qualified overseas doctors into GP practices. But the availability of GP jobs and money aren’t the only reasons why there’s never been a better time to work in the UK as a family doctor.This year, the NHS announced that it was going to be investing £2.4 billion a year into general practice from now until 2021. With this, the UK will be recruiting at least 2,000 qualified overseas doctors into GP practices. But the availability of GP jobs and money aren’t the only reasons why there’s never been a better time to work in the UK as a family doctor.

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MAY 10/2018

Why OET is the Best Exam for International Doctors Moving to the UK

For thousands of overseas doctors looking to move to the UK to work for the NHS, deciding which language test to complete can often be confusing. Especially with little prior knowledge. For any doctor from a non-British speaking country wanting to work in the UK, it is required by the General Medical Council (GMC) that you pass an English language exam. Prior to February 2018, there was only one option: the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) — a non-medical English language test...

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MAY 10/2018

13 Reasons to Work in the NHS as an Overseas Nurse

Working in the UK’s beloved National Health Service (NHS) as an overseas nurse has many benefits. Not only will you work in one of the world’s leading healthcare systems, you will also be providing high-quality care that is freely accessible to everyone in the UK. But working in the NHS as an overseas nurse isn’t only about prestige. As an overseas nurse in the UK, you will have the respect of the nation, as well as a healthy pay and benefits package. By partnering with Medacs Healthcare, you’ll get help with every aspect of the move to the UK...

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MAY 02/2018

Challenge yourself to a higher standard of living

If you’ve ever considered the idea of living and working in Australia or New Zealand, the response from anyone who has already made the move is likely to be ‘well, what are you waiting for?’. Beautiful scenery, amazing weather, great employment opportunities, relaxed way of life. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Surely these countries tick all the boxes?!...

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OCT 17/2017

An opportunity to build something new and great

After working in NHS hospitals and universities for 30 years, one of our neonatologists has recently relocated to the Middle East to work with the world’s top medical professionals and be part of one of the newest medical facilities in the region.

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SEP 12/2017

Celebrate Nursing

We launched a new campaign two months ago to support our nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs). Find out more about our ‘Celebrate Nursing’ campaign and how you can get involved.

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SEP 08/2017

Why I moved to Qatar to be a paediatric nurse

With 15 years’ NHS and private sector experience, Morelight decided it was time to embark upon a new and exciting challenge that would take her career in a whole new direction. We recently met with Morelight to find out more about the process of moving to Qatar and what it’s like being a paediatric nurse in the Middle East.

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SEP 08/2017

The Middle East embraces telemedicine

Recent innovations like telemedicine have increased the opportunities available for doctors to gain experience and practice medicine in other countries, without leaving their current posts. Telemedicine is now being offered to patients in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Find out about how the process works.

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