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The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta – In Pictures

This weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta – Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons. As Bristol is the BDI Resourcing team’s home we wanted to share with you some photographs of this weekend’s Fiesta and some details about one of the many reasons of why Bristol is so Read more about The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta – In Pictures[…]

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Surgery Training Pathway

As your career progresses from a medical school student through to a Surgeon, you will go through a number of different stages that will all have a competitive entry. In today’s post we outline the ways in which you can enter and follow a surgical career specifically mentioning the: The training pathway Career grades —————————————————————————————- Read more about Surgery Training Pathway[…]

Relocation Myth Busters

We often see international doctors believe false statements regarding the process of relocating to the UK and working within the NHS. These statements can be detrimental to your journey to the UK – and so we have started a new Relocation Myth Buster series. Each week we will be sharing all the incorrect statements about Read more about Relocation Myth Busters[…]

Things you should know before moving to London…

Things you should know before moving to London… Moving to another country is a big move and moving to London is an even bigger move. You might have found your first job within the NHS or you are the spouse of a doctor who is relocating – this guide aims to provide you with all Read more about Things you should know before moving to London…[…]

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NHS Training Jobs | August Rotations | Everything you need to know

Every August an average of over 50,000 medical students across the UK move into new positions in new specialities and often new hospitals. This is known as the August rotation period. When do rotations start? Newly qualified doctors will start their posts in NHS hospitals on the first Wednesday in August. What is the purpose Read more about NHS Training Jobs | August Rotations | Everything you need to know[…]

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Doctors and Social Media

Doctors and Social Media | BDI Resourcing Today, 2.77 billion people use social media and this number increases month-to-month. An active social media presence is starting to become mandatory across many different industries, as more leaders realise its potential for improving services and attracting new clients. This also goes for the healthcare industry, which is Read more about Doctors and Social Media[…]

BDI’s “hot tips” to a successful relocation to the UK

For IMG’s who decide they want to relocate to the UK and work within the NHS, the relocation process can be lengthy and overwhelming which can often result in rushed decisions. So, in today’s post to celebrate the UK’s hottest week of the year so far, we provide you with some “hot tips” on a Read more about BDI’s “hot tips” to a successful relocation to the UK[…]

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Medical cannabis to be reviewed by UK government

The use of medicinal cannabis is to be reviewed, which could lead to more prescriptions of drugs made from the plant, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said. This decision was prompted by recent high-profile cases of children with severe epilepsy being denied access to cannabis oil to control seizures. Javid stressed the drug would Read more about Medical cannabis to be reviewed by UK government[…]

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PM says the NHS is to get an extra £20bn a year by 2023 as a 70th “birthday present”

Theresa May says the NHS will receive an extra £20bn a year by 2023 as a 70th “birthday present”. This means the £114bn budget will rise by an average of 3.4% annually.  May said “we’re going to ensure there is a ten-year plan for the NHS. A plan for world-class health care – more doctors, more Read more about PM says the NHS is to get an extra £20bn a year by 2023 as a 70th “birthday present”[…]

Theresa May expected to lift the visa cap for international doctors within weeks

Theresa May expected to lift the visa cap for international doctors within weeks Reports reveal that Theresa May is expected to lift the cap on doctors from outside the EU within weeks after the NHS filed a number of complaints over the excessive amount of staff shortages. Previously, the Prime Minister blocked plans to relax Read more about Theresa May expected to lift the visa cap for international doctors within weeks[…]

UK Home Secretary will review Tier 2 Visa System

Sajid Javid, the UK’s Home Secretary has confirmed that he will review the visa system for highly skilled professionals after the rising criticism that is keeping out thousands of foreign doctors from entering the UK and working within the NHS. Between December and March more than 6,000 visa applications were turned down from workers including Read more about UK Home Secretary will review Tier 2 Visa System[…]

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