Category: IMG

Medicolegal Essentials

A medico-legal quick-start guide by Dr Udvitha Nandasoma (MDU Head of advisory services) Overseas doctors and other healthcare professionals have made tremendous contribution to the NHS since it was established 75 years ago and the health service continues to depend on their skill and dedication. The UK is a popular place to gain clinical experience

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GMC Registration after PLAB 2

Congratulations, if you’ve made it this far, that means you have either passed your exam or are on your way to achieving your goal. Anyway, we’re here to assist you in completing your GMC registration to work in the UK. After you receive an email, informing you that you have met the requirements. You can

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Financial Tips for IMGs

This article will go over the costs for international medical graduates associated with applying for a Health and Care Worker Visa and what kind of issues to be aware of once you’ve entered the UK. It is certainly not exhaustive, there are several aspects I have not discussed such as transport, GMC Fees, Indemnity and

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Understanding the MSRA

The Multiple Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) is a computer-based exam increasingly being used by many different specialties as part of core training applications. For all specialties, the MSRA score will contribute to or be the sole consideration for shortlisting candidates for limited interview slots for each specialty. Subsequently, the MSRA score will also (often) contribute

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Maximise Points for Specialty Applications

With the recent removal of additional degrees counting for points towards all specialty applications for 2023 recruitment, it’s now even more important to build one’s portfolio to maximise points for specialty applications. How can you prioritise the easiest to obtain points? How can you do this without being frustrated by the tickbox exercise? Find something

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Doctor’s Pay Calculator 2024

We’ve created a pay calculator to help you better understand your salary, how much tax you’ll pay, student loans & contributions to NHS pensions. Top Finance Tips Doctor’s Pay Calculator Our calculator below has been updated for 2024 to include England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales for all grades (FY1, FY2, SHOs, Core Training &

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Safeguarding History – The Basics

Children are vulnerable. Unfortunately, child abuse does happen, and it has a significant and lifelong impact. You may be one of the only professionals to have sufficient access to the child to identify concerns. As such you have the responsibility to be knowledgeable of safeguarding issues and best practices for keeping children safe. This article

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NHS Pension Scheme (2015)

This article is supplementary to the webinar on the same subject, which you might find extremely useful as we were joined by Andrew, a pensions expert from Wesleyan. We also address the very important question, “Should I leave the NHS pension scheme?” What is a pension? A pension scheme is a tax-efficient way of saving

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Junior Doctor Contract explained

In the UK, there are different contracts for each region: Northern Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales. For England, the latest update is in 2018 & it is worth making sure you’re aware of the changes from the 2016 version. Before you start work, you should receive an adapted personal version of this with the additional

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