The NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Refugees Doctors Programme is designed to assist asylum seeking and refugee doctors living in Scotland to achieve registration with the General Medical Council via the PLAB examinations in order to be in a position to compete for posts in the NHS in the UK. Support leading to successful completion of IELTS, is also available to dentists and pharmacists.
Eligibility for the Programme
You will be eligible for the programme if you:
If you think you are eligible, please contact us to arrange an eligibility meeting at which you will be expected to produce evidence of your status.
If you are a doctor, dentist or pharmacist and think you are eligible for this programme, you should contact us:
Neil Paton, Administrator
Telephone Number: 0141 223 1620.
For more information please see our programme booklet (doc).
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