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Fraud warning

We have been made aware of fraudsters claiming to be the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges recruiting and issuing non-UK citizens with counterfeit Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) for

Immigration Health Surcharge refund – Update for applicants

We are very pleased to say that the system for reimbursing the IHS is now ready to start.  The first few applications have been sent to NHS Business

Immigration Health Surcharge refund

In 2020, the Prime Minister announced that overseas health and care professionals working in the UK would be exempt from paying the Immigration Health Surcharge.  This was backdated

Academy statement: MTI placements

The contribution of both UK trainee doctors and overseas doctors on the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) to the NHS throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been immense. It is

Academy & NHS Employers statement: MTI doctors Tier 2 and Tier 5 employment

Employers will be aware that doctors joining the MTI scheme come to the UK on a UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Tier 5 visa. This is a visa

Academy & NHS Employers statement: MTI doctors and self-isolation

Employers will be aware that as of 1 August 2020 all registered healthcare professionals are required to self-isolate on entering the UK

Update from DHSC

Previously, MTI doctors were included in the quarantine exemptions list which overrode any other requirements, but this has now changed.  Healthcare workers are now no longer exempt from quarantine. The

Academy, HEE and NHS Employers statement: MTI scheme and coronavirus: potential applicants and current MTI doctors

In response to the coronavirus pandemic it has been agreed not to suspend recruitment to the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme at the current time.

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