Dec 18, 2020

WhatsApp Business: The new way to reach ID Medical

We’re excited to announce that nurses and AHP/HSS can now message us on WhatsApp. With over 1 billion users active each and every single day, we now have a more efficient, convenient way for our candidates to get in touch – taking the stress away from booking their next shift. What is it and why […]

Jul 7, 2020

Frequently Asked NHS Interview Questions

Got an NHS interview on the horizon? Great! We’re here to help you feel a little bit more prepared by providing you with a full list of frequently asked NHS interview questions here in our latest blog.   With over 18 years’ experience within medical recruitment and more specifically, the knowledge of the structure and […]

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 […]

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 24, 2020

The Top Advantages of being a Royal College Member

The Top Advantages of being a Royal College Member   A Medical Royal College ensures that patients are safely and properly cared for by setting standards for the way doctors are educated, trained and monitored throughout their careers. Becoming a member of a Royal College is one way medical professionals can enhance their career prospects […]

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 […]

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 […]