IMPORTANT: Update on quarantine regulations for health and care workers
Update - 31 July 2020Health and care workers must self-isolate on arrival/return to England from high-risk countriesAs of 31 July 2020, Registered health and care professionals travelling to the England from high-risk countries will be required to...
Due to COVID-19, applications for the International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) are closed until further notice.*** IMPORTANT NOTICE *** For trainees scheduled to arrive to the UK between March - August The RCS is exploring whether start...
ISTP Project and Research Grants - Call for Applications
The International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) provides International Medical Graduates (IMGs) with an opportunity to develop their surgical skills and knowledge, as well as access higher specialist training and guidance within an NHS setting.A...
Coming up: ISTP Trainee Induction Day
25 March 2020 | 09:30 - 17:00 | LondonThe Royal College of Surgeons in partnership with the Royal College of Anesthetists have designed an intensive one-day induction programme for MTI trainees who have started their NHS placements in the UK within...
ISTP v. GMC Sponsorship: what's the difference?
We regularly receive questions from IMGs about the International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP). In this latest blog post, we provide a quick guide to the key differences between the ISTP and the GMC Sponsorship Scheme.