Why Work in Health and Social Care, Northern Ireland?

The HSC, which adheres to the underlying principles of the NHS, is one of the most developed health care systems in the world. It has a reputation for delivering high quality services and excellence in research, training and development. There are many benefits to working in Northern Ireland for doctors from overseas:

  • Opportunity to experience living and working in the UK
  • Experience of work in a devolved UK national healthcare system, the HSC
  • Training and development including the opportunity to pursue UK medical and dental Royal College qualifications, subject to the limitations on access to UK Medical training
  • Access to research
  • Good standards of pay and working conditions
  • Acquiring new skills
  • A diverse population and health needs in which to gain experience
  • Outstanding free education system for primary and secondary/grammar levels
  • Excellent quality of life and low cost of living