OVERSEAS DOCTORS-SETTLING INTO THE NHS

UMAUK CONFERENCE

"As many as 30% of doctors working for the National Health System (NHS) of the United Kingdom have obtained their primary qualifications from a country outside the European Union"

Program:

9:30 - 10:00 Registration, networking

10:00 - 10:30 Introduction and Overview - Medical Career paths in the UK

10:30 - 11:15 General Medical Council - current legislation, IELTS, PLAB, other routes of registration

11:30 - 12:30 Immigration and visa options for foreign doctors (IMGs)

12:30 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:45 Workshops:

Workshop A - CV /cover letter writing

Workshop B - Interview skills

14:45 - 15:15 Foundation year applications and matching

15:15 - 15:45 Structure of the NHS

15:45 - 16:15 Questions and answers

16:15 - End