The following websites should provide much useful information about:


Support for you in the UK

It is important you do not feel isolated and there are a number of organisations set up to help and support doctors from overseas. For example:

Association of Pakistani Physicians and Surgeons of the United Kingdom (APPS UK)
T: +44 (0)161 864 5609
E: admin@appsuk.org
Web: www.appsuk.org

British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO)
T: +44 (0)1234 212876
E: bapio@tiscali.co.uk
Web: www.bapio.co.uk 

British International Doctors’ Association (BIDA)
T: +44 (0)161 456 7828
E: bida@btconnect.com
Web: www.bidaonline.co.uk

The English language

The following book should also be of assistance as it includes colloquial English as spoken during clinical work:

MANUAL OF ENGLISH FOR THE OVERSEAS DOCTOR
Paperback, 296 pages, publication date: OCT-1998
ISBN-13: 978-0-443-06136-3
ISBN-10: 0-443-06136-X
Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

The Holt Doctors team will help as much as we can with advice and information on living and working in the UK.