International Staff

Information and resources for those new to General Practice in England. If  you are looking for information that is not shown below, please do get in touch, you can email us at

Ukraine Refugee Doctors & Medical Students Arriving in the UK

Download useful advice for doctors and medical students arriving in the U.K. under the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Visa Scheme, written by Martin Schmidt, Head of School of Psychiatry in KSS.

Ukraine Refugee Doctors/Medical Students Guide (ENGLISH)

Ukraine Refugee Doctors/Medical Students Guide (UKRAINIAN)

International Staff Support Forum

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Staff Support Hub runs regular support forums for international staff and those in supporting roles in health care, social care, voluntary and not-for-profit sectors across the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS. Visit their website for more information.

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Peterborough Nigerian Doctors WhatsApp Group

WhatsApp Group formed to help build a community of Nigerian doctors living in Peterborough and provide social support. Please join using the link below.

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GMC Welcome to UK Practice Workshops

Free workshop designed to support doctors new to the UK. Adapting to UK practice can be difficult for any doctor, regardless of where you're from or how experienced you are.

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CPICS Tier 2 Sponsorship Information

Web page with overview of Tier 2 Sponsorship for practices and contact details for IGPR Project Support if you have any questions or would like some support with the process.

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Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship: Planning for Post-CCT

Working with Regional teams, HEE, RCGP and the BMA, the Primary Care Workforce Team is implementing a joint strategy on visa sponsorship to enable regions, practices and GP Trainees to prepare for the July/August CCT dates. As part of this, RCGP has published a fact sheet for sponsored ST3s on their blog.

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The Transition Project

The Transition into The Workforce Project: 18 months funding to offer extra support to International Medical Graduates (IMGs), to allow smooth transition into GP training and into the GP workforce, hopefully in the East of England.

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