HEE deal with Caribbean medical school aims to recruit GP trainees | News Article

Health education bosses have drawn up an agreement with a Caribbean medical school to encourage graduates to take up general practice and psychiatry training in the NHS in England.

Under the deal, it is expected that between 50 and 100 medical graduates from Grenada’s St George’s University will begin postgraduate training in the NHS every year, starting from this autumn.

They will complete one or two postgraduate foundation years, depending on prior experience, followed by three-year specialty training to become a GP or psychiatrist.

The deal, put together by Health Education England, forms part of an initiative being run by HEE aimed at recruiting overseas doctors who want to train in general practice or psychiatry in the NHS.

A total of 16 graduates from Grenada’s St George’s…

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