Sep 23, 2021

International Nurses: Transitioning from HCA to a Registered General Nurse.

Are you an International Nurse working as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA) who wants to move to becoming a Registered General Nurse? Working as a HCA is a great way to get relevant experience and see what the job really involves, but if you’re ready to take the next step in your career, take a look […]

Jan 4, 2021

What to expect from a medical recruitment agency in 2021

With such important and demanding job roles, when it comes to securing your next hospital shift, we believe the process with a medical recruitment agency should be simple, efficient and care-free as possible. With plenty of medical recruitment agencies to choose from, we’re here to inform you of five essential features of your chosen agency […]

Nov 30, 2020

A guide to career development within the NHS

Life-long career development can lead to personal growth and empowerment, helping you to achieve your goals and see an increase in personal success and happiness – but what does the NHS offer to guarantee career development? Career development starts from the very moment we start school. We learn, educate and grow – and at each […]

Jul 20, 2020

Everything you need to know about becoming an NHS Specialist Nurse!

Every 36 hours, the NHS treats over one million patients across the entire UK. For the patients that are using the service for long-term health conditions, one particular healthcare professional gives them the right level of advice, care and support – the specialist nurse. What is specialist nursing? Specialist nurses work in a variety of […]

Jul 17, 2020

Understanding the NHS Nursing Banding System

NHS nurses are paid according to where they sit on the salary scale and how much experience they have, so we want to give you a complete insight into the NHS Nursing Banding System, job role responsibilities and of course, expected pay! The NHS nursing banding system was created as part of the ‘Agenda for […]

Jul 9, 2020

FAQs on the NMC’s CBT Exam

Part of the registration process for an international nurse to work within the NHS, is passing the NMC’s ‘Competence Based Test’. The purpose of the CBT exam is to ensure the nurse has the right knowledge and skills to practise safely and effectively! In this post, we answer everything you need to know, helping you […]

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 […]

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 21, 2020

10 Steps to GMC Registration

To practice medicine in the UK and work within the NHS or private healthcare system, you will need to hold full GMC Registration with a licence to practice. In this blog post, we share the 10 ways on how to successfully obtain GMC Registration.  Did you know that in 2019, more doctors joined the GMC […]