|To encourage and
enable heath care professionals to gain experience and
provide help when requested overseas
To encourage the formation of
specialist groups that regularly provide for
unmet needs in various parts of the world
To try to correct for some of the exploitation
that is currently occurring as developed countries
take professionals as "cheap labour"
To do this without encouraging
To do this in a sustainable way -
money generated through Medics Travel is reinvested to
further skill acquisition and transfer
has been set up to help doctors, nurses, physios, theatre staff,
radiographers and other health professionals arrange work and electives
overseas. It provides ideas of places to go as well as lists of hospitals in
over 120 different countries. It also lists Non Governmental Organisations and
Recruitment Agencies that work all over the world.
Medics Travel receives over
900 visits every day (25,000 per month) and this continues to increase. We have over
5000 doctors and other medical staff in our database looking for work overseas.
It was set up and is
run by Dr Mark Wilson and
accompanies the book “The Medics Guide to Work and
Elective Around the World”. Click
here to see articles he has written
The site is simply here to encourage and make it
easier to work overseas, both through voluntary and paid work.
really is you passport to the world - there is no other profession which
allows you to be welcomed in virtually every corner of the globe. We have
universal skills that enable us to experience and get involved in all
kinds of cultures