Overview of FRCR

Overview of FRCR The Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) is postgraduate exam qualification awarded by The Royal College of Radiologists, a professional body responsible for the speciality of clinical oncology and clinical radiology throughout the UK. The FRCR Exam is the main way in which UK radiology trainees demonstrate objectively that they Read more about Overview of FRCR[…]

A snapshot of… Scotland

A snapshot of… Scotland Scotland is part of the United Kingdom; its capital is Edinburgh and its largest city is Glasgow. The country has a population of 5.2 million and its official languages are English, Gaelic and Scottish. In recent years Scotland has become more ethnically diverse which found that one in six Scottish households Read more about A snapshot of… Scotland[…]

Change to GMC Registration Process

Changes to the GMC Registration application process for IMG’s From 11th June 2018, applicants for GMC registration with a licence to practise will now need to have their primary medical qualification independently verified before registration can be granted. This article will provide you with everything you need to know about the upcoming change. Please note Read more about Change to GMC Registration Process[…]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

This year, for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May 2018), hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the focus is on stress. Research has shown that two-thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetime, and stress is a key factor in this. The World Health Organisation describes mental health as ‘a state of Read more about Mental Health Awareness Week[…]

Frequently Asked NHS Interview Questions with Answers

Frequently Asked NHS Interview Questions with Answers We are frequently asked what questions you will be asked during your NHS interviews, and often, for most, they do not know the right answer. When interviewing, there is never a “right” answer, but remember to be honest, remain calm, confident and interested in the position. In this Read more about Frequently Asked NHS Interview Questions with Answers[…]

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A snapshot of… Bristol

A snapshot of… Bristol Bristol is a hugely vibrant city with a rich maritime history. The city has a thriving economy, high employment rates, a fantastic arts and culture scene and offers a good balance of city-life and country living. Bristol is the largest city in the South West and one of the ten ‘Core Read more about A snapshot of… Bristol[…]

Overview of MRCS

Overview of Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (MRCS)  The Intercollegiate Membership examination of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (MRCS) will test your knowledge, experience and clinical competence expected of trainees at the end of their core surgical training. The exam will grant you membership to one of the Read more about Overview of MRCS[…]

Overview of MRCEM/FRCEM

Overview of MRCEM/FRCEM Currently, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine is implementing a few changes to their examination structure. The College is continuing to offer a range of examinations which will lead to the award of the Membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (MRCEM) or the Fellowship of the Royal College of Emergency Read more about Overview of MRCEM/FRCEM[…]

A snapshot of… Birmingham

A snapshot of… Birmingham Most people think of Birmingham as a city of industry but today, the UK’s second largest city has been transformed into a place of culture, green space, and is welcoming to thousands of businesses both from the UK and internationally. Birmingham’s population is over 1.1 million, 3.8 million in the Greater Read more about A snapshot of… Birmingham[…]

Why the NHS needs to employ more permanent doctors

Why the NHS needs to employ more permanent doctors The NHS are currently facing a staffing crisis and consequently, they rely on expensive agency locum staff, spending 25 times as much on temporary staff than permanent staff. This trend is incomprehensible as the NHS is also experiencing severe government funding cuts. This year, on average, Read more about Why the NHS needs to employ more permanent doctors[…]

CoS Update

Certificate of Sponsorship Update Good news for IMG’s who are waiting to get their CoS approved! In recent months there has been a major CoS crisis because of the government’s limit on the number of CoS allocations, part of their way to manage migration into the UK. Consequently, thousands of CoS applications have been turned Read more about CoS Update[…]

Overview of MRCPCH

Overview of MRCPCH The Royal College of Paediatrics runs two exams. The first is The Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH). This qualification allows doctors to enter into specialist training, and it is also GMC recognised, which means IMG’s who hold this qualification will satisfy the knowledge and skills element Read more about Overview of MRCPCH[…]

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