1. International Clinical Fellowship
Our new International Clinical Fellowship Programme (ICFP) offers clinical training for international doctors who are sponsored by their Ministry of Health, Government, hospital, clinical institute or national training body. We offer ICFP training in all specialties, which is a unique opportunity to enhance and develop clinical skills. The ICFP is offered over one or two years and we sponsor the GMC applications.
The cost for this programme is £52,000 for 1 year plus a £3,800 admin fee.
To enquire about our International Clinical Fellowship Programme please email ICFP@gstt.nhs.uk
2. Clinical Attachment (Hands-On)
Clinical Attachments (hands-on) are a unique and useful way for international doctors and medical graduates to get a valuable experience of practicing alongside NHS Trust clinical departments. It also allows them to gain an in-depth knowledge of medical processes and systems in the NHS, by getting involved in a relevant speciality. Our clinical attachments usually last between 12 to 48 weeks and all candidates should be GMC registered.
The cost for this programme is £800 per week plus a £2,500 admin fee.
3. Clinical Observership
The Clinical Observership Programme has been created for clinicians who wish to observe clinical practice and experience Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a London teaching hospital. These programmes can be tailored depending on the experience and qualifications of the clinicians involved. Programmes range from 12 weeks up to 1 year. GMC registration is not required for Clinical Observership.
The cost for this programme is £600 per week plus a £1,500 admin fee.
4. Virtual Visiting Professional Programme
The Thoracic Robotic Surgery observership programme is a six week course, during which observers can engage in interactive learning experiences and gain a deep understanding of different surgical procedures remotely. You will be able to attend live surgeries, interact with our expert surgical team and have access to an extensive video library of on demand content.
The cost for this programme is £600 per week plus a £350 admin fee.
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International Clinical Fellowship Programme (ICFP)
Offers clinical training for international doctors who are sponsored by their Ministry of Health, Government, hospital, clinical institute or national training body
Accommodation for visiting professionals is available at both Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals
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Our new certified Leadership and Professional Development Programme, in conjunction with King’s College London, will be available to all visiting professionals and international clinicians.
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The Cardiology department at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital has the full spectrum of cardiac facilities for treating patients with both simple and complex cardiac conditions.
We have a world renowned leading structural heart intervention programme along with clinical electrophysiologists who are at the forefront of academic science, internationally.
Visiting Professionals who visit Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital will be able to witness the core values of the National Health Service.
We’re able to offer a whole spectrum of cardiovascular experiences starting from clinical skills and ranging to complex structural interventions, interventional cardiology, heart failure, inherited cardiac conditions and also complex pacemakers and devices.
Participants who visit our programme will have a bespoke programme made for them which will be tailor made to each individual who is visiting our department.
And by doing this we’re able to make sure that the learning objectives for each visiting professional will be met.
We also offer a friendly working environment with regular supervisor meetings to ensure that all of our visitors make sure that they can maximise their experience whilst with us.
Come and join us and see the NHS at work, at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.
We endeavour to offer you a fantastic experience during your time with us and hope to expose you to the whole array of different cardiac conditions and cardiac services that we’re able to offer.
Come and join us at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and witness the NHS at work, with also access to state of the art cardiac technologies in a dedicated programme made especially just for you.
I feel privileged to witness one of the greatest healthcare systems in the world and the experience was simply amazing. My attachment was rewarding in all aspects. Starting the day shadowing consultants during ward rounds, getting handovers, consulting patients about management options and then discussing medical topics with junior doctors, it was exhilaratingDoctor from India
An absolutely excellent experienceDoctor from Kazakhstan
Excellent experience and I got a lot of exposure and trainingDoctor from Saudi Arabia
It was a great opportunity to experience British healthcareDoctor from Singapore
The experience of the programme was eye-opening and life changing. I had an opportunity to learn from the top dermatologists and see a wide variety of skin diseases as well as the different clinical presentation of skin diseases of different skin types. The programme not only helped me with my future career in my country, but also broadened my horizons as I am more confidentDoctor from Taiwan
I enjoyed my time and learned a lot. The people are welcoming and the teaching system is well developed. The best thing that inspired me the most is the approach PICU have with parents and the childish environment, which I find amazing hereDoctor from France