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Read our useful guides on going abroad, from deciding where to go, how to get there, making the most of your time away and returning to the UK.
This guidance aims to help guide you to plan a successful elective - from deciding where to go to making travel plans and what, make sure you read our essential advice.
Whether you're staying close by or thinking about further afield, this guidance will help you get started on the steps you need to take to work abroad.
This guidance has been developed to support doctors considering taking time out of training or employment to volunteer in a developing country.