Are you coming to Spain in October?

We’re hugely looking forward to attending the 4th international English for Healthcare Conference on October 3rd and 4th – and not just because we get to go to the Spanish Mediterranean coast for a ... (more...)

IELTS writing tips

Getting a high score in the IELTS Writing paper is the most challenging task for many IELTS test candidates. You need to use advanced grammar, a wide range of high-level vocabulary and plenty of ... (more...)

Changes in the OET Writing Criteria

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The OET Writing Criteria are Changing

The way OET mark the Writing tests is changing. (more...)

What is the difference between IELTS and OET?

Both IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and OET (Occupational English Test) are used to test the English language of healthcare professionals in different parts of the world. They ... (more...)

NMC to Review English Testing Requirements for Overseas Nurses

  SLC welcomes the NMC’s decision to conduct a stocktake of English language requirements for overseas nurses wanting to work in the UK, as reported in the Nursing Times. (more...)

SLC Article on IELTS for Nurses in National Health Executive Magazine

  We're delighted to have had an article published in the National Health Magazine focusing on how the IELTS 7.0 requirement is impacting on recruiting nurses from the EU. Given the triggering of ... (more...)

New SLC IELTS Prep Course at Cambridge University Hospitals

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SLC Chair IELTS Round Table Event with NHS Trusts

  Chris Moore, SLC’s Managing Director, was invited to chair a round table event this week to discuss the impact of the IELTS Test on international recruitment to the NHS. (more...)