There are a number of requirements for the International Induction Programme (IIP) placements, which this page explains and details.

Undertaking the Clinical Placement

To undertake the Clinical Placement, either short or standard, you must have:

  • an approved IIP placement arranged through the local HEE Educational Team
  • passed the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • full General Medical Council (GMC) registration
  • be on the GMC GP Register with a current Licence to Practise (LtP)
  • if you do not hold Rights of Residence in the UK, you will need to hold a Health and Care Worker visa and have the offer of employment by a sponsoring practice
  • be in good standing (no Restrictions, except for the requirement to complete the IIP)
  • completed Basic Life Support training
  • completed Safeguarding training for Children and Adults (e-LfH) to Level 3 to start in a placement
  • be included on the NHSE Medical Performers List (MPL)
  • completed the DBS, police and occupational health checks
  • a “top up” medical indemnity (there is funding support for this while in the Programme)
  • documented your learning and experience in the Fourteen Fish Portfolio (14FP)

Successfully exiting the Programme

To successfully exit the IIP programme, and gain full entry to the MPL without conditions or restrictions, you must have:

  • successfully completed the IIP placement
  • a satisfactory Workplace Based Assessment, End of Placement report (includes an on-line Multi-Source Feedback and Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire) which has been submitted to the local HEE Educational Lead and local NHSE/I team along with any other required evidence (they should have evidence of all your assessments already but important you check what they need)
  • completed the mandatory e-LfH module on GP induction
  • started your portfolio preparation for an early formal NHS Appraisal in the placement. This will be a MPL requirement on exit from the IIP placement, usually after 3 to 6 months
  • received confirmation from NHSE/I local team where you plan to work that you are included on the MPL without conditions

Page last reviewed: 20 July 2022
Next review due: 20 July 2023

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