May 21, 2020

5 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Self-care may seem like just a meaningless buzzword during this pandemic, but it couldn’t be further from the truth! In short, it’s the concept of prioritising and taking time for yourself – which, in times of stress or pressure, can support positive mental health and wellbeing.   It’s not a flash in-in-the-pan concept, either. Self-care […]

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 19, 2020

A Thank You To all Mental Health Professionals

This week we’re celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (18th- 24th May 2020), and to mark this event, ID Medical wants to dedicate this blog post to highlight the valuable contribution mental health professionals make every day, and the impact that social approaches to mental health have on people’s lives. Research reveals that in England, 1 […]

May 18, 2020

Mental Health Mythbusting: Separating Mental Health Facts from Fiction!

This week sees the start of National Mental Health week; and given everything going on in the world right now, it couldn’t have come soon enough!   Covid 19 has touched the lives of virtually everyone on the planet. Lives have been put on hold and businesses decimated as the world has essentially shut up […]

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 […]

May 11, 2020

The 3 Ways to Evidence Your English Language Skills to the NMC

To work as a nurse or midwife in the UK – you must successfully register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Nurses, midwives and nursing associates play a vital role in the provision of healthcare in the UK. To register, you must make it your responsibility to make the safety and wellbeing of those […]

May 7, 2020

10 Steps to NMC Registration

To work in the UK as a nurse or midwife, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The NMC registration maintains a register for all nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses and nursing associates eligible to practice within the UK.   The NMC sets and reviews standards for their […]

May 6, 2020

Our Top Tips for Helping Manage Feelings of Anxiety

It’s totally natural to have feelings of anxiety right now. With Covid 19 putting the entire healthcare system under enormous pressures, every single healthcare professional is having to deal with hugely stressful situations every single day.   This ongoing stress couldn’t have come at a worse time, either. With social distancing measures in place and […]

May 5, 2020

How to Apply for Medical Jobs in the UK

If you’re an international doctor or nurse and you have got to stage where you want to apply for medical jobs here in the UK, a very big Congratulations to you! You’ve worked extremely hard and you’ll soon start seeing results from your hard work. In this blog post, we explain the various resources you […]