Jun 16, 2020

The 5 Benefits of taking up Extra Locum Shifts

Locum medical professionals are a critical asset to the UK’s healthcare service – covering last-minute gaps in patient care and providing vital additional resources in times of exceptional healthcare demand. If being a locum is something that you’ve considered, here are the top 5 benefits of taking locum shifts. What is a Locum Doctor? A […]

May 22, 2020

The Immigration Health Surcharge: Scrapped for all NHS Workers

There’s been some changes to the Government’s Immigration Health Surcharge just recently, but what exactly has changed, and how will it affect foreign nationals who choose to live and work in the UK? Let’s find out… What is the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS)? When you enter and live in the UK, the IHS is used […]

May 22, 2020

IMGs Guide to Life in the UK: Q&A with Dr Qureshi, Consultant Psychiatrist

Ever wondered what life in the UK is life for foreign medical professionals? In this blog, we talk to Dr. Sohail Quershi about his own personal career journey and experience of leaving his own country and joining the NHS. Hi, Dr Qureshi! Could you please introduce yourself? I’m Dr Sohail Qureshi and I’ve been working […]

May 20, 2020

The Road to Recovery: 6 Key Issues Affecting the NHS after Covid 19

Unprecedented. Strange. Uncertain. Unparalleled. We’ve all gotten pretty used to these adjectives when trying to describe life in 2020 and the issues affecting the NHS Covid 19 has touched every aspect of our lives; from how we do the weekly shop, to how we work and even how we interact with those closest to us. […]

May 20, 2020

5 Steps to Applying for a Tier 2 Visa

In this blog post, we’ll provide you with the five essential steps of successfully applying for a Tier 2 visa which will allow you to relocate to the UK and start your new NHS job.   If you’ve been offered an NHS post, a very big Congratulations to you! This is a very exciting time […]

May 15, 2020

UK Tax System: A Doctor’s Definitive Guide

Tax doesn’t have to be taxing! In our latest blog, we’ll be taking a look at the UK tax system and how it affects medical professionals such as Doctors. What is tax? Tax is a financial charge or deduction from something you earn, own or an additional cost to something you buy. Typically, governments collect […]

May 14, 2020

How to prepare for an NHS Interview

Your hard work has paid off and you’ve been invited to an NHS interview, brilliant! In this blog post, we’ll share how you can prepare for success, provide a positive first impression and what to expect during the interview itself! Good luck! Step 1: NHS Interview Preparation An obvious, but essential step is to make […]