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- Are you looking to relocate to the UK as an International Midwife? Nurses and Midwives count for nearly 50% of the global health workforce and here in the UK, demand for International Midwives to relocate and join the NHS continues. But, what is the best way to relocate and secure a Midwife role here in […]
A Guide to Successful NHS Elective Care in Winter 2021 Nov 3, 2021Covid 19 isn’t going away and with infection rates fluctuating, a seemingly inevitable second wave and doctors exhausted from fighting the first round of the virus – there’s a significant backlog of patients waiting to receive essential NHS elective care. In Simon Stevens’ recent letter outlining the 6 Steps to the Road to Recovery, the […]
How to become a Theatre Nurse Sep 3, 2021Are you looking to specialise in Theatre Nursing? A specialised, highly sought after and highly skilled role in the Nursing profession, Theatre Nurses work with patients of all ages and provide expert care and support during each phase of a patient’s perioperative care. To find out more about how to become a Theatre Nurse, […]
The Foundations of an Excellent Patient-Doctor Relationship Oct 4, 2021Evidence reveals that if navigated successfully, great doctor-patient relationships lead to improved patient outcomes, and poor relationships can leave to much less favourable results. Our latest blog delves into the top areas that help create successful patient-doctor relationships for all doctors looking to enhance their care. What’s the value of a good patient-doctor relationship? The […]
An Insight into: MRCP May 27, 2020The Royal College of Physicians examination MRCP is designed to test a doctor’s skills, knowledge and behaviour of Medicine. The examination has three parts to it: MRCP Part 1 MRCP Part 2 Written MRCP Part 2 Clinical (PACES) In this blog post, we’ll provide you with an overview of the full qualification and some top […]
Q&A with Dr Fazlani – ST3 Medicine Mar 29, 2021As the largest medical recruitment agency in the UK, we support over hundreds of international doctors and nurses relocate to the UK every single year. Over the last 12-months, the pandemic meant it was hard for people to travel across borders. Despite the challenges in reaching the UK, we’re celebrating Dr Misbah Fazlani– who has […]
Q&A with Dr Leeza, ST3 Acute Medicine: joining the NHS during Covid-19 Sep 8, 2020Hello Dr Leeza! Could you please start by introducing yourself? Your grade, specialty and country you are relocating from? Hi! My name is Dr Leeza and I am relocating from Oman to join North Cumbria University Hospital as an ST3 Acute Medicine. What were your motivations to wanting to become a doctor? My desire […]
Q&A with Dr Mohanakrishnan, Consultant Elderly Care Medicine: joining the NHS during Covid-19 Nov 17, 2020Hello Dr Mohanakrishnan! Could you please start by introducing yourself? Your grade, specialty and country you are relocating from? Hello. I am Sathish from India, joined Medway Maritime Hospital as a Consultant Geriatrician. What are your reasons for wanting to relocate to the UK and joining the NHS? To me, the NHS is a great […]
Celebrating our Nurses at Coombe Abbey
On Monday 11th October, we celebrated our wonderful International Nurses with Afternoon Tea at Coombe Abbey, in collaboration with University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW). Meeting the Nurses It was wonderful to meet some of the 250+ Nurses we have successfully placed with UHCW, and talk to them about their experience so far; Including how far […]
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 […]
How to become a Theatre Nurse
Are you looking to specialise in Theatre Nursing? A specialised, highly sought after and highly skilled role in the Nursing profession, Theatre Nurses work with patients of all ages and provide expert care and support during each phase of a patient’s perioperative care. To find out more about how to become a Theatre Nurse, […]
Becoming an Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Are you a Nurse who wants to become an Advanced Nurse Practitioner? Advanced Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who have undertaken extra training and further academic qualifications so they can examine, assess, diagnose, treat, prescribe and make referrals for patients. The ideal way to expand your scope of practice within a chosen area of Nursing, […]
What it means to be a Band 5 Nurse
Qualified nurses are also known as Band 5 Nurses and in this blog, we’ll explore what that means and the opportunities available to you, as well as the opportunities that follow. Band 5 Nurse – a definition As a Band 5 nurse, you are able to work as a Primary or named Nurse within a […]
We’re proud to launch our new Nurses Referral Scheme*!
Believing in the power of partnerships, our candidates are at the heart of everything we do. Each year, we take time to find out exactly what our candidates want when they partner with ID Medical. Listening to your feedback this year, our nurses have asked for one thing: an opportunity to earn more money. As […]
ID Medical’s top 3 tips to successfully strike the right work-life balance!
By successfully creating a harmonious work-life balance, you can not only achieve a happier, healthier life, but also lay the groundwork for a successful career! So, what exactly is work-life balance, and why is it important? Whilst medicine is a prestigious and a valued career, it suffers from huge burnout rates and healthcare professionals’ dissatisfaction […]
How to successfully prepare for NHS nursing interviews!
Whether you have 20 years’ experience nursing or you’re completely fresh to the field, it’s always a good idea to brush up on your interview skills when on a new job hunt. In this guide, we share everything you need to know about NHS nursing interviews! The Interview Structure Before you start your preparation, it’s […]
Specialist Nurses: transforming NHS healthcare
Demand for those working in nursing specialisms, in both agency work and clinical services, is at an all-time high, which makes this the perfect time to highlight the work specialists nurses do, and the difference they make in our multifaceted healthcare system. What are specialist nurses? The role of specialist nurses is crucial, with […]
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 […]