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International Medical Graduate Sponsorship Scheme

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh International Medical Graduate Sponsorship Scheme (IMGSS) is open to suitably qualified international medical graduates who have been offered a post in their surgical specialty to come to the UK for a limited period of training.

The scheme offers sponsorship to doctors for the purposes of registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) without taking the PLAB test and for sponsorship under the Department of Health's Medical Training Initiative Scheme (MTI).

The Clinical Lead for the scheme is Mr Stuart Clark, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Regional Surgical Adviser. Click on the links on the left for further information, or contact:

Mrs Carolyn Deakin

IMGSS Administrator

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 

Adamson Centre
3 Hill Place
Tel: +44 131 527 1701 E-mail:

Upcoming System Maintenance & Network Disruption

Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.