Resources for International Nurses New to the Community
The QNI is developing and bringing together resources to support Registered Nurses who have qualified overseas and who are now working, or considering working, in England.
Please contact us if you have an information source that may be of interest. Email us at: [email protected] . Thank you!
International Nurses employment
Information for overseas candidates – Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): https://www.nmc.org.uk/news/coronavirus/test-of-competence/
Information for international nurses – Royal College of Nursing (RCN) : https://www.rcn.org.uk/membership/international-nursing-members
Information on master’s degree in the UK – UCAS: https://www.ucas.com/postgraduate/postgraduate-study/why-study-postgraduate/faqs-about-postgraduate-study
Nursing specialisms – Royal College of Nursing (RCN): https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/become-a-nurse#becomeanurse
Finance and Practicalities
Receiving money from abroad: https://moneytransfers.com/guides/receiving-money-from-abroad
Maternity pay and leave: https://www.gov.uk/maternity-pay-leave
Agency working: https://www.rcn.org.uk/get-help/rcn-advice/agency-workers
Driving in the UK: https://www.gov.uk/browse/driving/driving-uk-and-abroad
Pastoral and Self-Care
NHS – looking after your mental health : https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/