May 1, 2020

PLAB v Royal College: Which Pathway is Best?

If you’re looking to register with the General Medical Council, you’ll need to evidence your skill and knowledge through either PLAB or a Royal College qualification; but which is best? In this blog, we’ll look at both pathways so you can decide which one is best! As part of the General Medical Council (GMC) Registration […]

Apr 30, 2020

5 Remarkable Lockdown Initiatives Supporting the NHS

The current period of lockdown has allowed people to create some brilliantly supportive initiatives to help the NHS; and we’ve been doing our bit to help, too. As the UK’s leading multidisciplinary healthcare recruiter, ID Medical’s perspective on the current Covid 19 pandemic has naturally been a highly specific and targeted one. Our response to […]

Apr 29, 2020

Our Message to the Chancellor: Introduce Death-in-Service Rights for All

Our Locums and returning medical professionals proving vital in the fight against Covid 19, it’s time their lack of Death-in-Service rights were reviewed. With every single Hospital facing a once in a lifetime event, the nation’s Locums and returning personnel have answered the call in their thousands to help fight the pandemic; risking their own […]

Apr 28, 2020

ID Medical: Helping to staff NHS Nightingale Hospitals

Here at ID Medical, we’ve been doing everything possible to help the NHS in its’ time of need; and helping staff the new Nightingale Hospitals is one of them.   We’d like to start this blog post off with a big thank you to all NHS staff for their courage, efforts and dedication by stepping […]

Apr 24, 2020

How to evidence your English language skills to the GMC

To practice medicine safely in the UK, doctors must have sufficient knowledge of the English language. This blog post will explain how international doctors can demonstrate their English language skills when applying for a licence to practice in the UK. The General Medical Council requires doctors to evidence their English language skills to ensure they […]

Apr 16, 2020

Tier 2 Visas and Covid-19: The Essential Updates

With Covid-19 having a dramatic and unprecedented effect on our healthcare system, the Tier 2 Visa system is changing: here’s everything you need to know. Tier 2 Visa Processing The pandemic has caused mass disruption across the globe. However, essential measures are being taken to protect the health and safety of the human race to […]

Apr 14, 2020

A Leading NHS Recruiter: We Are ID Medical

Who are we? To put it simply, we’re a leading NHS recruiter and strengthen the NHS’ workforce by providing high-quality doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals to the UK’s public healthcare system. ID Medical was established in 2002 and we are proud to say that we work with over 90% of NHS trusts alongside an […]

Feb 6, 2018

We’re Supporting the GMC Training Workshops for International Doctors

ID Medical, the UK’s leading multi-discipline healthcare recruiter, has been awarded exclusive sponsorship of the GMC Training Workshop ‘Welcome to UK Practice’ (WtUKP) which is specifically designed for International doctors new to the UK.   International doctors play a vital role in the NHS and the GMC’s WtUKP half-day workshop, delivered 4 times a month, […]

May 30, 2014

We’ve Launched New Medical English Courses!

As the General Medical Council (GMC) confirms the dates for the new language requirements for doctors, leading multi-discipline healthcare recruiter ID Medical launches its Medical English courses offering through its overarching medical education brand, ID Medical School, at this opportune moment. Through its affiliation with Medical English 24, ID Medical offers its candidates (doctors, nurses and allied health professionals) […]