A clinical attachment will help you prepare for working in the NHS.
It allows you to gain an overview of medical processes and systems in the NHS, by observing a consultant in a relevant speciality at work. This is a Non-Paid role and has NO PHYSICAL CONTACT with patients.
It is not a requirement for GMC registration or working in the NHS. However, you may find the experience usefully contributes towards showing that you meet the standards expected of doctors.
You will need to meet the following conditions:
Generally, international residents from outside the EEA would need a standard visitor visa to come to the UK. A standard visitor visa lasts for six months maximum
This is not dealt with via the Medical Workforce Department. The UHB does not offer medical work experience placements or allow students to shadow doctors. If the student is in the Sixth Form they can apply for a place on the Medical Work Observation Programme. This runs throughout the summer and gives a taster of what medicine involves. (Please note this programme is not available to anyone who has already completed a degree in medicine.) For more information contact the Undergraduate Centre on 029 2074 5261 or visit this page for more information