I have included some useful links which should give you all the information you need The links given below have been tested by me but not extensively. So if you find some links are broken or don't take you to the correct sites, let me know! Not all articles can be accessed without subscription.

Choose one good journal and ask a Drug company in your hometown to sponsor the annual subscription for an Institutional License .

If you are lucky you can get more companies to sponsor more journals. You can include an acknowledgment somewhere or I can do it for you on my Web Page if you give me the details Search Engines! Click on the corresponding Logo to use that search engine!

LYCOS Click on the link or the dog or the logo to use Lycos for searching!

  • Click on the GMC logo for Information about Limited Registration, PLAB, IELTS etc.
  • Click on this Logo to go to the Royal College of Anaesthetists Web Site, especially for Information about ODTS!
  • Click on this logo to go to the extremely useful Web site of the Association of Anaesthetists.

This site contains a lot of guidelines for Anaesthesia and will be most useful both for the FRCA exams and for practicing Anaesthesia in the UK

Click on the Royal College of Anaesthetists of Ireland to find out about Training in Ireland

Click on this link to go to a very useful site for Irish Anaesthetic Exams by Dr Bernard McClement:

Irish Anaesthetic Exams

  • PLAB exam site Click on this link to get some useful information about PLAB exams. This site has several useful links for the * PLAB candidates.
  • PLAB exam discussion Click on this link to view the Group discussions about the PLAB exams by candidates who are taking and have taken the exams
  • AIPPG: Useful link for doctors taking PLAB Click on this link to go to another very useful site for PLAB questions and guidance

This home office Web site has all the information you need regarding entry into UK. Please go through the very important information about Highly Skilled Mirgrants Programme!

Click on this logo for the BJA. Some full text articles may not be accessible without subscription.

This link takes you to the Journals Database, listed alphabetically.

An Internet journal site which gives you good articles

British Associations of Physicians of Indian Origin

BAPIOClick on the BAPIO logo to go to the website of the British Association of Phycians (doctors) of Indian Origin

This link takes you to the British Council Web Page for Clinical Training in the UK Rhona Macdonald's BMJ Web Page for Overseas Doctors! Please click on the above link to go to the Web Page for very useful links for Overseas Doctors!

Many doctors from Overseas want to come and work in the UK and the British Government is recruiting international doctors to help make up staff numbers.

Despite this, the road to having a successful career in the UK is littered with obstacles for doctors who are not citizens of member states of the European Economic Area (EEA). This week's theme issue of Career Focus is devoted to helping overseas doctors maximise their opportunities of working in Britain.

Rhona MacDonald