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.

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The following departments are currently accepting enquiries and applications:

Accident and Emergency (A&E) Neonatal ICU
Acute and General Medicine Nursing
Allergy Academy Obstetric Medicine
Anaesthetics Oncology
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 Photodermatology
Dental Renal and Transplant Medicine
Dermatology Renal Transplant Surgery
Gynaecology Rheumatology
Haematology Sexual Health and HIV
HIV Pharmacy Sleep
Interventional Radiology Therapies
Lane Fox Respiratory Unit 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 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