International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP): Joint initiative between RCS England & Association of Surgeons of India

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For those surgeons from India, dreaming to get an exposure to UK healthcare system, there is a good news. Association of surgeons of India (ASI) has come out with a joint initiative in coordination with RCS England. The Royal College of Surgeons of England has registered ASI as ‘Partner Institute’ for their International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) initiative.

The ISTP offers clinical training and experience in the UK National Health Service (NHS) for a
maximum of two years. RCS England will facilitate registration with the General Medical Council for a full licence to practise and sponsorship for a Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange visa.

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Following are the eligibility criteria:
  • Have completed three years of surgical postgraduate training in Medical Council of India recognised centres and have obtained MS/DNB/MRCS
  • Achieved a minimum overall score of 7.5 in the Academic IELTS, and at least 7.0 in each category.
  • Have been engaged in at least 3 years of full-time clinical practice, including the most recent 12 months.  
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 in Hyderabad and candidates will be assessed on their clinical competencies, communication skills and knowledge of the NHS.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 17th January 2018


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