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...
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...
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?!...
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are once again delighted to sponsor the England team in the annual Eurospital (European Hospital Workers) football tournament. Taking place in Czech Republic next weekend, the players will embark on their bid for glory. Read on to meet the 2017 England team.About the tournament The Eurospital (European Hospital Workers) football tournament was started back in 1993 by Henri Verbrugghe as a means of bringing together European healthcare workers socially and competitively, and providing an opportunity for open communication between similar occupational groups...
We helped registered Nurse Manny and his family relocate to the UK last year. Manny currently works in the cardiology department at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust. Find out more about his experience of working and living in the UK.
Pre-registered Nurse Jennilyn Tiu relocated from the Philippines to work at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Jennilyn started her induction on 23 January and we caught up with her to find out how she is settling into her new role.
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