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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Medical Defence Cover

Summary of Article All doctors practising in the UK must take out adequate insurance or professional indemnity cover for their patient’s interests as well as their own. This cover is important because the NHS does not cover direct patient complaints, trust disciplinary hearings, GMC hearings, criminal investigations, private patients and some coroner inquests. There are Read more about Medical Defence Cover[…]

What does the online GMC Registration application entail?

What does the online GMC Registration application entail? The GMC requires all Doctors who practise medicine in the UK to be registered with them. Each Doctor has different circumstances and all international Doctors will begin their registration at different stages, however, usually it is towards the end of the relocation process. Registration with the GMC Read more about What does the online GMC Registration application entail?[…]

Overview of Postgraduate Qualifications

Overview of Postgraduate Qualifications  As part of the GMC registration process the Council requires all Doctors to have sufficient knowledge and skills to receive a licence to practise in the UK. There are various routes to evidence this. The first route and the route taken by most junior Doctors, who are yet to specialise in Read more about Overview of Postgraduate Qualifications[…]

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Overview of the Medical Training Initiative

Overview of the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) What is MTI? The Medical Training Initiative was established by the UK Department of Health in 2009. The scheme provides another possible route for an IMG who wants to relocate to the UK and work for the NHS. Its purpose is to allow suitable qualified overseas Doctors to Read more about Overview of the Medical Training Initiative[…]

GMC Registration – What routes are available?

GMC Registration – What routes are available? The purpose of this blog article is to provide you with an overview of what the GMC registration process looks like and the various routes to ensuring you have a successful application. We have broken the registration process down into six categories, however please note that each category Read more about GMC Registration – What routes are available?[…]

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