Jul 23, 2020

The New Health and Care Fast Track Visa: Everything You Need to Know!

If you’re an international healthcare professional planning on relocating to the UK and joining the NHS, you have chosen a great time to do so! Why? Because the UK has a new and improved UK Health and Care Fast Track Visa! This means faster processing, free Immigration Health Surcharge fees and better support. Want to […]

Jul 10, 2020

How to Open a UK Bank Account

In this blog post, we answer everything you need to know about how to open a UK bank account as an international doctor or nurse. Relocating to the UK and starting a new career within the NHS will require you to open a UK bank account. The process is relatively straight forwards and the bonus […]

Jul 2, 2020

5 Crucial Factors to Consider When Outsourcing Healthcare

The post-Covid 19 landscape is already looming on the horizon; and it’s looking increasingly likely that the NHS will have to rely on outsourcing healthcare services in order to keep pace with additional demand on its services. Of course, the NHS has always been under an immense amount of pressure with over 100,000 vacancies and […]

Jul 1, 2020

A Guide to Renting a House in the UK

As an international doctor or nurse, it’s most likely that you’re going to be unfamiliar with how the UK housing market works, so in this blog post we provide you with the five-steps to renting a house in the UK. Before we start though, it’s important to note that due to UK law, you cannot […]

Jun 26, 2020

What is a Locum Doctor?

So, what is a locum doctor? A locum doctor is one who temporarily fills a rota gap within a hospital, clinic or practice. This can often be on a relatively short-term basis, although in the healthcare sector, it’s not uncommon for locums to hold their post as part of a practice’s core medical team for […]

Jun 19, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Junior Doctor Rotations

Every August, an estimated 50,000 medics across the UK move into new posts in NHS hospitals to train in an array of specialties. The grades include FY1, FY2 and FY3. This period is known as the junior doctor rotations, which are essentially a changeover period. In this blog post, we’ll explain everything you need to […]

Jun 18, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Medical Training Initiative

The Medical Training Initiative (MTI) is a government scheme designed to assist doctors with a proven specialty from a low and middle-income country to pursue further specific specialist training in the UK. The scheme requires you to apply for a Tier 5 visa, which allows you entry into the UK for two years before legally, […]

Jun 17, 2020

The Advantages of Using an Experienced Medical Recruitment Agency

Searching for a new healthcare job can be both time-consuming and stressful, occasionally leading to very little results. Using an experienced medical recruitment agency can be advantageous; however, it’s essential you use a good one who understands your own unique background, needs, family requirements and career goals. In this blog post, we share five advantages […]

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 […]

Jun 12, 2020

National Bike Week: The Biggest Benefits of Riding a Bike

The 6th – 14th June marks National Bike Week; raising the benefits of this fun physical activity and how it can form part of a healthy lifestyle. So, to help you make the most of it, we want to share the top five benefits of riding a bike & why you should start cycling to […]