Jobs for doctors relocating to the UK
Find out all you need to know about relocating and finding a job in the UK as a Doctor.
Learn more about Medacs' recruitment process for overseas doctors applying to work in the UK.
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.
The GMC regulates Doctors in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. They set standards for Doctors to meet in their working lives. To practice as a Doctor in the UK you will need to apply for registration with GMC.
Doctors interested in working in the UK are required to demonstrate their English language proficiency by passing either IELTS, or OET.
Medacs Healthcare abide to the UK NHS Code of Practice for Ethical Recruitment. This means we cannot recruit healthcare professionals from safeguarded countries on the Code of Practice list. To find out which countries are included on the safeguarded List, please read our Ethical Overseas Recruitment article for more information.