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IMGs in Radiology & IR

IMGs face huge challenges when applying for training in the UK. Here, we hope to provide advice for any IMG who wants to train/practice IR in the UK.

Routes to enter UK Radiology training and practise



Fellowships in research, diagnostics and intervention are available from individual hospitals, and through the RCR's Global Fellowship Programme

Foundation Programme

Apply directly to the UK Foundation Programme, or an equivalent job which will allow you to demonstrate competency

Combined Programme

The 5-year UK radiology training programme can be shortened if a trainee has had significant experience overseas

Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration

Apply to the GMC to recognise your training and skills in radiology or a subspecialty. Requires GMC registration, an an accepted postgraduate qualification

Radiology Specialty Training

Apply directly to the UK clinical radiology training programme.

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