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Author Topic: Uk Job opportunities for health care workers  (Read 601 times)

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Offline Doctor with hiv

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Uk Job opportunities for health care workers
« on: June 04, 2019, 03:12:22 am »
Hey everyone
M planning to move to Uk as a doctor as am about to complete my medical residency from India soon...Just wanted to know that will HIV affect my credibility for job opportunities in Uk.?
Wud love to hear from doctors / nurses around the world
Thanks to all

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Re: Uk Job opportunities for health care workers
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2019, 04:48:54 am »
Hiya Doc.

I'll chime in as I don't think you are going to get many UK Doctors or nurses replying here. Most members that are healthcare workers from the UK are "Am I infected" posters or emails.  ::)

The ban on HIV positive healthcare workers was lifed in the UK and, generally speaking, the Equality Act 2010 makes discrimination based on HIV status unlawful. 

Although I think there are certain rules & exceptions as a healthcare worker living with HIV such as being required to inform the employer &  to go on a register with the GMC and, to be monitored every three months, also exposure-prone procedures have regulations.

Perhaps best to be blunt and, simply ask the GMC and, perhaps the THT for stories.
Hope that at least points you in the right direction.

Jim

https://www.gmc-uk.org/

https://www.tht.org.uk/

HIV-infected healthcare workers and exposure prone procedures
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hiv-infected-healthcare-workers-and-exposure-prone-procedures

« Last Edit: June 04, 2019, 06:25:52 am by Jim Allen »
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Offline Doctor with hiv

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Re: Uk Job opportunities for health care workers
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2019, 05:31:45 am »
Thanks Jim for all the info..it really clears my mind and motivates me to look for all the opportunities life has to offer. Thanks

 


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