Nephrology training opportunity at Derby, UK

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The Derby Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, UK will fund international medical graduates (IMGs) for a one-year training opportunity in the UK via the RCP Medical Training Initiative scheme (MTI), with a view to improving the management and treatment of patients around the world. The RCP facilitates registration with the General Medical Council and Tier 5 visa support.

The fellow will be a young physician from South Asia who will receive hands-on clinical training at Derby Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.

Applicants must be under 40 years old and follow training in nephrology in South Asia. Applicants must also have an IELTS (international English Language Testing System) overall score of 7.5 or above with at least 7.0 in all categories, be qualified for at least 3 years and have a post graduate qualification at the time of appointment.
Derby Teaching Hospital NHS Trust has over 1349 beds at one site and provides full range of acute hospital services. The renal unit opened in 1970. The nephrology department manages 330 patients with end stage renal failure on hospital haemodialysis, home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, in addition to managing over 200 renal transplant patients and provides acute renal services to Queens Hospital, Burton.

This program aims to provide relevant and contemporary nephrology training to physicians from emerging countries, with the ultimate goal of improving the standards in the trainee’s home countries upon their return and becoming leaders in their fields. More details about the MTI scheme can be accessed here

If you wish to make any enquiry, please send your CV to Janson.leung@nhs.net or nitin.kolhe@nhs.net

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