The Savvy IMG

Steps to secure an NHS job as an IMG

Securing a job in the NHS as an international medical graduate (IMG) is a tricky step in the IMG journey. While success requires a strategic approach and attention to detail, it also involves a degree of luck. Although we can’t control luck, we can guide you through the major steps that are within your control in this article.

NHS Video Interviews: Tips for IMGs to Excel Virtually

In this article, we will guide you through the necessary steps to ensure a smooth and successful experience in preparing for an NHS video interview – from familiarising yourself with the video conferencing platform to making technical preparations.

Settling into the NHS: Tips for New UK IMGs

Embarking on a journey to work in the NHS in the UK as an IMG is an exciting but challenging endeavour. As you prepare to adapt to the NHS and the UK, we want to share some tips to ensure a smooth and successful integration.

Audits & QIP: An Essential Guide for IMGs in the NHS

Clinical Audits and Quality Improvement Projects (QIPs) play a crucial role in healthcare in the UK. In this guide, we will explore the world of audits and QIPs from an IMG perspective, focusing on their relevance and significance within the NHS.

How to prepare for NHS doctor interviews as an IMG

Let us guide you through this crucial step in your journey toward securing a position in the UK. Having gone through the process ourselves, we understand the significance of this process and the unique challenges you may face.

How to find work together as an IMG couple in the UK

Introduction When Kimberly and I decided to pursue a postgraduate medical career in the UK, it was a big worry of ours that we would end up on either side of the country and have to live apart. We know this is a big worry for many IMG couples aspiring to migrate to the UK […]

What you need to know about PLAB 1

Photo: Young doctor is learning and preparing for the PLAB exam, he is using books and tablet to search for knowledge

Updated: May 24, 2023 When you decide to pursue your medical career overseas, you will usually need to take exams to prove your medical knowledge and clinical skills. If you want to work in the UK, one way to achieve this is through the Professional and Linguistics Assessment Boards or PLAB exams. Any exam is […]