Start your NHS Career with the Gateway for Doctors programme 

 

How does it work

The programme support doctors who have completed their medical degrees in Europe to complete junior doctor training at one of our programme partner Trusts across the UK. As a Gateway doctor you are supported by our dedicated team and your host Trust throughout, ensuring you have the best start to your NHS career.

 

About the Programme

Over a period of up to 24 months the programme supports you in completing your junior doctor training by giving you the opportunity to work and train at one of our programme partner Trusts.

The training completed whilst on the programme counts towards your CREST certification allowing you to continue to specialty training.

The Gateway for doctors programme offers you the unique opportunity to begin working in an NHS hospital through a safe, supported route, whilst receiving further training and NHS experience.

 

Is the Gateway for doctors programme right for me?

The programme has been designed to support UK born citizens who have completed their medical degrees in Europe. It is a unique opportunity to gain the relevant, hands-on experience needed to start a career in the NHS.

 

About us

The Gateway for Doctors programme launched in 2019 and is part of Doctors Direct and NHS Professionals. Our programme offers doctors who have completed their medical degrees in Europe a unique opportunity to gain the relevant, hands-on experience needed to start a career in the NHS.

 

Register to join

You can join the Gateway for doctors programme once you have confirmation that you have passed your exams and completed your course of studies to be a doctor.

To be eligible to join the programme you will be required to provide the following information:

  • Confirmation of completed IELTS
  • Confirmation that you have passed your final exams
  • GMC licence or evidence you have submitted your application to register

The Gateway for doctors programme does not align with traditional FY1 and FY2 rotations, meaning that applications are considered on a continuous basis and you could start the programme at any point throughout the year.

Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email from the Gateway for Doctors team within 72hours acknowledging the submission.

 

Register now