Located off the north-western coast of Europe lies the sovereign country of the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The nation, which is home to over 66 million people, is composed of four separate countries - England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland – and offers a unique blend of both history and culture
The country offers an exceptionally high standard of living, political stability, and safety from natural disasters. A land rich in heritage, the UK has it all. Bustling metropolitan cities, stunning rural scenery, and over 7,000 miles of naturally beautiful coastline all combined to make this nation a real draw for healthcare professionals seeking an exciting new life.
Each section of this guide looks to answer the questions that we know healthcare professionals ask, in a way that is easy to understand and simple to share. If you still have unanswered questions about living and working in the UK, please feel free to contact us and we will do our best to help.
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Health and Living
From finding accommodation and setting up utilities to finding the best school for your children. Our Health and Living guide will tell you all you know need to know about getting settled in the UK.
Culture and Lifestyle
From award-winning theatre productions to calming walks through the countryside, the UK has something to suit everyone. Read more about what the UK has to offer when you’re not working.
Travel and Transport
The UK has excellent transport links and highways, making it an easy place to get around. Read more about your transport options when your arrive in the UK.
Finance and Banking
Our Finance and Banking guide gives you all you need to know about setting up a bank account, income tax, National Insurance and more.
UK Visa sponsorship and Permit
Before moving to the UK, you will need to obtain a Health and Care Worker visa. This allows you to remain in the country for up to five years and can be extended if required. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and visa sponsorship application process.