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The Consultant interview process

Have you ever wondered how the application process works for Consultant Interviews? After submitting your application the short-listing process occurs. Each candidate is assessed according to the person specification that was published with the job advert. Essential and desired criteria are awarded points with varying degrees of importance. Each candidate’s application is scored and the […]

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Support for Foreign Doctors

The chief executive of the General Medical Council (GMC) has said that more needs to be done to support foreign doctors coming to the UK and to help them adjust to different social and cultural attitudes, the BBC reports. Mr Niall Dickson said, “They need to be supported and helped, and I don’t think that […]

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Immigration: The political hot topic and the relevance to doctors

 Immigration is without doubt one of the most contentious subjects in the news over the past couple of months.  Earlier this week Home Secretary Theresa May stated thathigh levels of immigration make it impossible to have a cohesive society. Whatever your views on the matter, immigration undoubtedly has direct implications to practising as a doctor. […]

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