International GP recruitment

A smiling GP

NHS England is supporting family doctors who work in European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Australia to come and work in England, whether you were trained as a family doctor / general practitioner (GP) abroad or qualified in the United Kingdom (UK). In the UK, family doctors are known as GPs.

Benefits of the programme:

  • Support with your English language to reach the required standard
  • Choose where in England you would like to live and work
  • Relocation package and support
  • Attractive starting salary
  • Ongoing training and education
  • Exciting career path and opportunity to specialise

Enquire now

If you’re ready to apply for the programme, please complete the application form.

Benefits and support

Understand more about the benefits and support you can expect if you are successful in applying to the IGPR Programme.

Coming to work in England: Dr Penelope Navarro

Watch this video to hear Dr Penelope Navarro, a general practitioner in Wakefield, sharing her experience of coming to work in England.


Interested in applying?

If you are a GP working overseas and are interested in learning more about the career opportunities on NHS England’s International GP Recruitment Programme, please take a few minutes to complete our enquiry form or simply apply now.