British Doctors International Resourcing concentrates solely in the placement of specialist medicine doctors from all over the world into the UK, with a focus on permanent and fixed term roles. With a wealth of experience in medical recruitment, BDI Resourcing is fast becoming a leading provider of sustainable staffing solutions to the NHS and private sector in the UK.
OUR CLINICAL SPECIALISMS
THE LATEST FROM BDI
FRCPath for GMC Registration
FRCPath is a qualification awarded by the Royal College of Pathologists. The award is offered in over twenty specialities, including haematology, forensic pathology, immunology, and genetics. With this qualification, the Royal College of Pathologists creates a set standard for all pathologists working in the UK, which promises quality assurance and safe practice. FRCPath examinations are open to both people in the UK and overseas doctors. For IMGs, the FRCPath is a route towards GMC registration, as the General Medical Council approve it as a postgraduate qualification. So, if you want to work in the UK as a pathologist, then doing the FRCPath examinations makes sense. FRCPath Examinations: Cost, Eligibility...
16 February 2023
FRCR Oncology Part 2B Overview
FRCR (Oncology) is a postgraduate qualification that allows you to gain GMC registration and start working for the NHS in a senior role. It’s also necessary to get your CESR, which will enable you to join the NHS specialist register. Of course, to get to that stage, you must complete all the exams first, including FRCR part 1, part 2A, and part 2B. In this article, we’ll dive into the final exam – part 2B, which requires a broad knowledge of malignant diseases and cancer patient management, as well as drug therapy and radiotherapy. While FRCR (Oncology) parts 1 and 2A are written exams...
15 February 2023
PLAB Part 1 for GMC Registration
A good route for international doctors to gain their GMC registration and begin working and practising in the NHS is to take the PLAB exam - also known as the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board exam. This ensures that doctors who come to the UK to work have the required knowledge and skills to practice in the NHS and begin their GMC application, which will allow them to practise medicine. The PLAB exam is separated into a theoretical exam (Part 1) and a practical exam (Part 2). This guide will focus on what you need to know before attempting the PLAB 1...
11 February 2023
Overview of MRCPCH Part 2 AKP Exam
The General Medical Council (GMC) approved MRCPCH exams are an ideal qualification route for becoming a qualified paediatrician in the UK. To receive the postgraduate qualification, an overseas doctor must pass its various exams before submitting a GMC application. The Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP), once known as MRCPCH Part 2, is one of the three theory exams you must complete, followed by a clinical exam. Yet, you might be unsure how it works or what to expect. Here’s a detailed overview of the MRCPCH Part 2 – AKP exam. What is the Purpose of the AKP Exam? The AKP test is designed to compare your knowledge, understanding...
11 February 2023
Overview of MRCPCH Part 1 FOP & TAS Exams
The Foundation of Practice (originally known as the MRCPCH Part 1a) and the Theory of Science (once known as Part 1b) are two of three theory exams that could qualify you for a role in paediatrics in the UK. In addition to passing the Foundation of Practice (FOP) and Theory of Science (TAS), you must complete an additional Applied Knowledge in Science (AKS) theory exam (once known as Part 2) followed by a clinical exam to receive full MRCPCH qualification and GMC registration. As an overseas doctor, you will likely want to enter each exam feeling as well prepared as possible to pass it with flying colours. To do so, you&rsquo...
11 February 2023
GMC Registration via PLAB
As we have already demonstrated, there are several different routes to getting your GMC registration. Some are more suitable than others. For example, if MTI doesn’t sound like your thing, as you’d prefer to stay in the UK for a longer period (perhaps even indefinitely), then you might like to use the PLAB route. PLAB – Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board – is a two-part examination that international medical graduates can use to gain access to GMC registration and, in turn, a license to practice medicine in the UK. PLAB: Purpose, Cost, and Eligibility The PLAB exams aim to provide international medical graduates with a qualification to prove they have the necessary knowledge, skills...
30 January 2023