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General Medicine & Specialist medicine combined are the areas of most investment and development in the NHS

A career in General or Specialist Medicine in the NHS can offer excellent career progression, competitive salaries, specialty training, and CESR or CCT in all areas such as geriatric medicine, respiratory or pulmonary, nephrology, gastroenterology, stroke medicine and many others.

Requirements for an overseas candidate to work in general medicine in the UK? *

  • IELTS or OET 
  • MRCP(UK) or PLAB
  • GMC registration
  • EEA applicants will only require GMC registration and IELTS or OET 

IMG Library Find out more about IELTS or OET, GMC Registration, PLAB, MRCP or to understand a Medicine Doctor's Route to the UK.

What should I know about Medicine in the UK? (overview in brief) 

As a general medicine doctor, you would expect to work in an Acute Trust on either a general medicine or acute medicine ward. Acute wards can have various names and acronyms attached to them such as AAU, MAU or AMU and these wards act as the gateway between a patient’s GP, the A&E department and the wards of a hospital.

What can you expect to do as part of a typical working week?

As a general medicine doctor, a typical working week can include ward rounds, board rounds and clinics whilst being part of the GIM on-call rota. You can expect to work with of a multi-disciplinary team comprising of consultants and nursing staff with frequent contact with specialists from other disciplines beyond general medicine. 


Did you know? The NHS in England deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours across 135 acute hospital trusts. In 2017/18, Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT was recorded as the busiest hospital with 304,465 admissions recorded for that year.



 

£70,000 - £105,000

Senior General Medicine physicians pursuing either general medicine or other sub-specialties and looking to attain CESR are invited to apply. A great role for those pursuing NHS consultant roles, initially as a locum consultant.

Working for an established Teaching Hospital Trust, the successful applicant will join a team of 25+ consultants across both hospitals in the trust, with interests in the various subspecialties of medicine including geriatrics, respiratory, cardiology, nephrology etc. Participation on the GIM on call rota is essential.

The trust will offer full support with CESR applicants and those requiring Tier 2 visas, with fantastic cost of living offered when compared to other parts of the UK. House prices and rental prices are low and nearby to the area are full schooling systems, several towns and major airports within 50 miles.

Financial relocation packages can be offered to those required to relocate for the role.

Requirements for this position are:

  • MRCP UK
  • IELTS or OET
  • Good experience in general medicine
  • Ideally within 12 months of successful CESR application in their specialism

As mentioned, this is a great opportunity for specialists in general and acute medicine who are looking to work as NHS substantive consultants through attaining their CESR. Applicants interested in pursuing specialist registration via CCT should discuss with their IMG Consultant.

£56,133 - £92,401
General Medicine specialists looking to pursue a career in the NHS should apply for this exciting role in the Yorkshire region on England. Working for a medium sized district general hospital of 300-beds overseas candidates, as well as UK based, are invited to apply should they meet the qualifications and experience criteria. 

Working in Same Day Emergency Care the new appointee will be part of a team that provides 7 day emergency care between 9am to 5pm, with no on call. This will provide care for patients who arrive at hospital via ambulance and are admitted but are expected to be discharged that same day. Roughly a maximum of 20 patients per day is the expecatation though of course this is dependent on many factors. 

This is very much a position for candidates who are proactive in their patient care, and will suit those that are 'hands on' and less admin focused.

The requirements for this position are the following:
  • MRCP UK 
  • IELTS or OET
  • GMC Registration or eligibility
  • At least five years experience in General or Acute Medicine at CT level
  • UK experience is desirable but not essential
Overseas candidates are welcomed to apply for this exciting position in the North of England and IMG Connect and the trust will support with all Tier 2 visa applications during this difficult time of COVID-19.
£45,000 - £105,000

Applications are invited from experienced and skilled doctors across all senior levels of experience for the post of Trust Doctor in Oncology.

The successful post holder will provide the on-site medical service for patients undergoing Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatments at a well established Hospital.

Invitations are therefore invited from high calibre individuals with a solid background in medical oncology who wish to further their career as part of an innovative and forward thinking model of care.

Requirements for the post: 

MRCP(UK) or equivalent
IELTS or OET

*EU doctors will only require IELTS or OET

£45,000 - £105,000

Applications are invited from experienced and skilled doctors across all senior levels of experience for the post of Trust Doctor in Oncology.

The successful post holder will provide the on-site medical service for patients undergoing Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatments at a well established Hospital.

Invitations are therefore invited from high calibre individuals with a solid background in medical oncology who wish to further their career as part of an innovative and forward thinking model of care.

Requirements for the post: 

MRCP(UK) or equivalent
IELTS or OET

*EU doctors will only require IELTS or OET

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