Ask a Consultant: Dr. Vijaykumar Singh

We were given the privilege to interview Dr. Vijaykumar Singh, Acute care physician with a special interest in Stroke and Gastroscopy.

Dr. Singh recounts his experience of coming from Mumbai soon after completing his internship and the process by which he began working in the UK, ultimately entering training and becoming a consultant. He compares the lifestyle of doctors back home to that of the UK and the many amenities and experiences one could have working in the NHS. He also mentions how to plan on a training post. With it, he comments on how one can . . .

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I have completed my MD in Internal Medicine in India and have been practicing post that since 2 years now. I want to move to UK. I am going to sit for MRCP part 1 soon. But as completing MRCP may take 2-3 years, should I go by PLAB route… Read more »


I understand that graduates of medical schools that do not have a housejob component must go through the UKFPO. However, I am past the application deadline. If I have still cleared the PLAB 1/2, is it possible to get my foundational competencies signed off from a UK consultant via a… Read more »

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