VISA UPDATE English Language Requirements for Healthcare Professionals

On September 9th, the UK government announced that the English language requirements stipulated for overseas healthcare professionals by their respective regulatory bodies – the NMC for nurses and ... (more...)

Giving Advice Sensitively

Get this right, and your rapport with your patient will be a powerful factor in building a successful therapeutic partnership. Get this wrong, and your relationship may never recover. Read on. (more...)

Raising awareness for Diabetes Week

When you’ve got diabetes, just getting through the day can be a monumental achievement. But it doesn’t mean life stops. People have become professional athletes, topped the charts and ruled the ... (more...)

The OET Writing Criteria are Changing

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

The goodwill of nurses is being abused

In a speech at the 2019 Royal College of Nursing conference, Dame Donna Kinnair, Chief Executive and General Secretary, criticised the government, highlighting the severe shortage of nurses and ... (more...)

The seven principles of outstanding online course design

Online courses with strong retention, high completion rates and consistently positive reviews are surprisingly rare. All too often online courses fail to engage. Obligatory courses on subjects such ... (more...)

SLC partner with RefuAid to help refugee doctors enter UK workforce

In a time of significant staff shortages – 10,00 doctors and 5,000 GPs – the UK workforce is crying out for doctors with the skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of patients and ... (more...)

Online English for Medical Academic Purposes awarded CPD Accreditation

SLC is delighted to announce that Online English for Medical Academic Purposes has been accredited by the CPD Standards Office. Getting CPD-accreditation is an important marker of quality for the ... (more...)

Coming soon! Medical Terminology course

Delighted to announce that we are in the process of finalising SLC’s new online Medical Terminology course! This course is the perfect primer for anyone wanting to get to grips with the ins and outs ... (more...)

Second edition of SLC's online English for Medical Academic Purposes course now live!

SLC is delighted to announce the release of the Second Edition of its unique online English for Medical Academic Purposes course. (more...)