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.
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.
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.
You passed the exams, gained GMC registration, succeeded with your job hunt and interview, your Tier 2 visa has been approved, and you’ve finally packed your bags. Now you’re about to start your first job in the NHS, congratulations! Now it’s time to get ready for work! I don’t have to tell you how daunting […]
There are lots of different types of jobs in the UK for doctors and it’s hard to figure out where to start as an IMG. In this post, I’ll give you an in-depth walk-through of the possible jobs you can start with.
I’ll also make some recommendations depending on your background based on the level of support you’ll receive, and the expectations of you in that particular role.
Sending money overseas is something we all eventually need to do as an IMG working in the UK. Whether it’s for family, investments, or to spend on holiday, there is always some reason to transfer your money internationally. Find out how you can save on transfer costs in this guide.
Clinical attachments are a great way for IMGs to familiarise themselves with the roles and responsibilities of UK doctors and how the NHS works. It is also useful, but not essential, in preparing for the PLAB 2 exam. If you don’t have any UK experience or have a long career gap, clinical attachments can also […]
An overview of the issue If you are applying for full GMC registration through the PLAB route, you will need to provide evidence of internship. Submitting your internship documents can often feel like presenting your case before a judge. The GMC’s judgement will affect your journey to the UK and can quickly put an end […]
Deciding whether to take PLAB or a Postgraduate qualification like MRCS or MRCP to gain full GMC registration can be a stressful decision. Walk through the different factors with us to help you decide.
Applying for specialty training in the UK can be a daunting process. From an Ophthalmology trainee in London, here are the top 8 tips to help you increase your chances of success.
Be sure to read all 8 so you can get started on improving your application today!