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
Allergy Academy Oncology
Anaesthetics Paediatric ICU
Assisted Conception Unit (ACU) Paediatric Metabolic Medicine
Cardiology Paediatric Pharmacy
Cleft Paediatric Rheumatology
Clinical Genetics Paediatric Urology
Clinical Pharmacy Renal and Transplant Medicine
Dental Renal Transplant Surgery
Dermatology Rheumatology
Gynaecology Sexual Health and HIV
Haematology Sleep
HIV Pharmacy Therapies
Lane Fox Respiratory Unit Vascular Surgery
Neonatal ICU


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 by emailing to see how we can help you.

Download VPP brochure – English here

Download VPP brochure Arabic here

Download VPP brochure – Chinese (Traditional) here

Download VPP brochure – Chinese (Simplified) here

Don’t just take our word for it! Read testimonials from some of our past visiting professionals here

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.

Forthcoming Visiting Professional Programmes