Visiting Professional Programmes

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is providing international health care professionals with the unique opportunity to learn, observe and work alongside our world leading clinicians through Visiting Professional Programmes. A variety of clinical departments within the Trust are offering these programmes, sometimes known as clinical attachments or observerships, which can last anywhere between two weeks to twelve months.

The following departments are currently accepting enquiries and applications:

Accident and Emergency (A&E)        Nursing
Acute and General Medicine Obstetric Medicine
Adult Community Oncology
Adult Allergy Paediatric Allergy
Anaesthetics                      Paediatric Dermatology and Genetic Skin Diseases
Assisted Conception Unit (ACU)            Paediatric ICU
Bladder Cancer Care Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Cardiology Paediatric Metabolic Medicine
Cleft Paediatric Pharmacy
Clinical Genetics Paediatric Rheumatology
Clinical Pharmacy Paediatric Urology
Critical Care Pain Management
Dental Photodermatology
Dermatological Surgery and Laser Unit Prosthetic Amputee Rehabilitation
Dermatopathology Renal and Transplant Medicine
Gynaecology Renal Transplant Surgery
Haematology Rheumatology
HIV Pharmacy Sexual Health and HIV
Interventional Radiology Sleep
Lane Fox Respiratory Unit Therapies
Neonatal ICU Vascular Surgery



If you would like to know more about the current Visiting Professional Programmes, or if you are interested in visiting a specific clinical area or department that is not listed, then please contact us to see how we can help you:

+44 (0)20 7188 1622

+44 (0)20 7188 7188 extension 56687


Please note: Clinicians are able to offer bursaries or discounted placements on an individual basis. This is at the discretion of the Directorates of GSTT and does not affect the terms and conditions of this agreement.



Download VPP brochure – English here

Download VPP brochure Arabic here

Download VPP brochure – Chinese (Traditional) here

Download VPP brochure – Chinese (Simplified) here



Read testimonials from some of our past visiting professionals here



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