18 September 2018

If you want to practise medicine in the UK, you must register with the General Medical Council (GMC). To register with the GMC you will need to prove you can meet their English language requirements and be able to communicate...

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Relocating to the UK - The English Language Test

18 September 2018

*****RACGP Specialist Recognition Program – Update***** Today the RACGP have confirmed with Head Medical the list of countries whose qualifications they recognise on the new Specialist Recognition Program. The overall list has been significantly reduced from those accepted on the Specialist...

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Update to the RACGP's Specialist Recognition Program
Tags: Blog

6 September 2018

London is a fantastic place to live and work. The city is a bustling metropolis with endless choices of where to go and what to do. However, the city ‘paved with gold’ can also be daunting and we do understand...

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Relocating to London

28 August 2018

The Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) has been the initial step of the process for overseas trained doctors to apply for jobs and licensing throughout Canada.  UK trained MRCGP General Practitioners have been benefiting from a streamlined licensing...

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Changes for overseas doctor’s licensing in Canada……

23 August 2018

It was in January 1991 that I decided to move to the UK. The deciding factors in my move were the job prospects. The main question for me was if the job advertised matched my skills and whether I felt...

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Working for the NHS - insights from an international doctor
Tags: IGPR , NHS , NHS England

14 August 2018

Overseas doctors applying for registration must satisfy the GMC that they have the necessary knowledge of English to be able to communicate well with patients and treat them safely. This may be demonstrated though the  International Language Test System (IELTS)...

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English Language Information for NHS England  GP Recruitment Programme

20 July 2018

We're currently working alongside NHS England to find internationally-trained GPs / Family Medicine Specialists for fantastic career opportunities in London. In addition to a minimum 3-year position with one of the most respected healthcare institutions in the world, the scheme offers...

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Benefits of the NHS International GP Recruitment Programme

9 July 2018

Originally from Finland, I wanted to move to the UK to be closer to friends and family. I approached Head Medical as they had a variety of interesting jobs available and had a professional reputation. The process of finding a...

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Working in the UK - How I made the move

18 June 2018

We're delighted to announce we have secured a contract to recruit GPs for London. We are one of a number of recruitment agencies currently recruiting for the NHS England International GP Recruitment Programme, which is aiming to recruit around 2,000...

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Head Medical secures GP contract for NHS England

14 June 2018

The RACGP have announced today that there will be changes to the RACGP pathway for IMGs (International Medical Graduates) moving to Australia. Detailed information can be found on the RACGP's website . We will be publishing more information as it becomes...

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Changes to RACGP pathways for GPs moving to Australia – 31st August 2018
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