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International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Useful links

The following websites have been identified as being of particular use to IMG doctors who are preparing to begin work in Scotland.

Medical Training in Scotland

Scotland Deanery

Scottish Medical Training

Scottish Trainee Enhanced Programme (STEP) - GP specific but other specialties are now looking to develop similar courses

Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) - integrated adult policy: guidance - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Working in NHS Scotland

General Medical Council (GMC)

NHS Scotland Pensions Tel: 01896 893 000

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

Pay As You Earn (PAYE)

European Working Time Directive (EWTD)

Life in the UK

UK Government Information

NHS Scotland International Recruitment Service

Citizens Advice Bureau

Driving in the UK on a non-UK licence

Equality rights

Registering with a GP

Police Scotland Tel: 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency)

Spikkin Scots: Listen to the different dialects of Scotland (The Press and Journal)


This page was last updated on: 11.01.2023 at 13.51