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possible for US educated doctor to practice in ENgland

Discussion in 'UK & Ireland' started by LatinaDr1984, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. LatinaDr1984

    LatinaDr1984 2+ Year Member

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    Hello!

    I was wondering, is it difficult for a physician educated in the US to go and work in ENgland, particularly London? Thanks so much!
     
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  3. zeyad

    zeyad Soon-to-be resident 10+ Year Member

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    I think its "theoretically" possible.. but its soooo unlikely and difficult that its almost impossible. Its hard enough for EU students to find jobs, let alone non-EU! Correct me if i'm wrong though..
     
  4. leorl

    leorl Physician Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    what zeyad says is most likely correct. In this day and age, it is very difficult. Especially if you are non-EU with no ties to the UK. If you are an expert in your field, than maybe. If not, you may be required to repeat training. However, please do a search within these forums. THere have been multiple past threads (recently) about this subject, with links you can go to to check eligibility with the UK medical council.
     

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