When an NHS Trust is shortlisting applicants for a Radiology position, there are certain things that they will look out for within a Doctors CV.
As an international recruitment agency, BDI Resourcing strongly recommend that Radiologists wanting to work within the NHS, take the FRCR examination suite in order to achieve GMC Registration. Once a Doctor has their FRCR and OET/IELTS, they are then eligible to apply for NHS Consultant Radiology positions.
The EDiR (European Diploma in Radiology) is an additional qualification of excellence, which adds huge value to a Radiologists CV and one that will set you apart from other candidates.
The examination test knowledge, skills and competence in general Radiology in 3 components:
The above structure follows the same pattern as the EDiR examination, the content of which is based on the European Training Curriculum for Radiology.
A Platform () has been launched where you will find some self-assessment tests on three different topics: abdominal, breast and other subspecialties (the latter includes a variety of topics including physics and pharmacology).
Each test consists of 20 questions that will help you prepare for the EDiR examination.
The EDiR have their own downloadable app, available on Android and Apple devices, whereby you can source self-assessment tests, learning materials and the latest test updates.
As per any examination, candidates will be expected to prepare by reading a variety of useful relevant materials and literature. In order to assist candidates preparing for the EDiR examination, the European Board of Radiology (EBR) have compiled an in-depth list of recommended reference textbooks; covering physics, general radiology and examination techniques. You can view the full list
If you are an international Radiologist who would like to relocate to the UK , email your CV to [email protected] and we can support you in securing an NHS post and on your relocation journey to the UK.