Remedium Bespoke

International Projects

Supporting overseas recruitment for shortage occupations.


International clinicians placed

How it works

Our HSJ award-winning proposition allows clients to visit overseas locations with Remedium in order to assess international clinicians directly at source, helping them to overcome the challenge of recruiting and retaining doctors, especially in shortage occupations.

Optional Exemption Route

When undertaking an international project with Remedium, many of our clients opt for our exemption route.

This means that clients can conduct a GMC-approved English language competency assessment during the interview process, so that clinicians are exempt from taking IELTS or OET.

Fully meets GMC registration requirements

Clinicians exempt from taking IELTS or OET

Access to a wider candidate pool for shortage occupations

An incentive for clinicians to favour your trust

Why run an international project with Remedium?

To date, London North West Hospital NHS Trust (LNWH) have engaged in two successful international projects with Remedium, which have led to substantial cost savings and significantly improved their operational performance.

Watch our video below to learn more:

“The India trips were organised and efficient and the candidates provided were very well prepared.”

Dr. Miriam Harris
Clinical Director for Emergency Medicine LNWH NHS Trust

Did you know

Did you know that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are now offering virtual exemption trips?

Get in touch with our international projects team today to find out more.

Testimonials from our successful international project clients:

“This four day trip, which was fully managed and organised by Remedium, resulted in us recruiting 14 doctors to our ED and Acute Med departments and in turn will reduce our locum spend by over a million pounds a year going forward.”

George Briggs

COO - Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

“The trust recently engaged with Remedium for a targeted recruitment drive in India. It cannot be underestimated the work involved in making the experience in India a successful one. It requires co-operation at all levels and I am very pleased to say this was apparent. The end result was the trust making an offer of employment to 14 doctors, which was a fantastic achievement.”

Derek Thomas

Head of Medical Workforce - Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

“The doctors interviewed proved to have an excellent command of English and a wide breadth of appropriate knowledge. I am confident that they will prove to be valuable assets to our ED.”

Dr. Bill Bailey

Clinical Director Emergency Medicine - Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"The background work they did in terms of quality and competency of doctors was commendable, and the efficiency with which they facilitated the interviews and paperwork regarding GMC registration was extremely slick.”

Dr. M. Patel

Deputy Medical Director for Workforce and Engagement - Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

“Remedium were absolutely outstanding in their approach to our needs. The way they facilitated and ran the overseas recruitment drive was like nothing we had experienced before.”

Matthew Pomeroy

Operations Director - East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


International projects delivered

Proven benefits for our clients:

  • Access qualified candidates for hard-to-fill roles ahead of the rest of the market.
  • Build strong, direct relationships with clinicians – results in fewer candidate dropouts.
  • Exemption trips access a wider candidate pool and provide clinicians an incentive to favour your trust.
  • Clinicians make travel arrangements to attend interviews – demonstrating their commitment.
  • No administrative burden as everything is handled by our experienced team.
  • Opportunity to recruit for different specialties and grades in a single event – saving time and money.

Find out how Remedium could support your trust to recruit for hard-to-fill specialties

Get in touch with Remedium today

Contact us to see how we can support your trust to drive down recruitment spend and improve patient-centred care