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The NHS surcharge and the ongoing costs of overseas recruitment

One of the few silver linings of recent days was the announcement from the Health Minister last Thursday that the Immigrant Health Surcharge (HIS), known by many as the NHS surcharge, would be ... (more...)

International healthcare professionals given free year-long visa extension to help in current crisis

We’re very pleased to see the vital contribution of overseas doctors, nurses, midwives and paramedics recognised by the UK government in its recent decision to extend visas for a year for all those ... (more...)

Which OET and IELTS English language scores are accepted for different healthcare professions?

Are you trained outside the UK in a country where English is not the first language but would like to work in the UK? (more...)

Why OET is the best test to get you to the UK?

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SLC at the 4th International English for Healthcare Conference

I arrived back in a rain-washed Gatwick last night, reflecting on a diverse, interesting and rewarding international English for Healthcare conference. Excellent plenaries, presentations, workshops ... (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...)

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