Onboarding Handbook for Locally Employed Doctors and International Medical Graduates

At the outset, we want to ensure all our locally employed doctors and International medical graduates are welcomed, valued and supported as they start working at  University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. Settling in is a multi factorial, daunting process and we would like to make it as smooth as possible. In this document you will find several recommendations under the various tabs. We would encourage you to go through them and choose the one that works best for you.

Welcome and Good Luck !

Home Office

How to obtain Skilled Worker visa within the UK


Setting up a comfortable accommodation is one of the earliest steps you might have considered before travelling.

Opening a Bank Account

One of the key prerequisites for settling in is opening a bank account...

Coventry Council

You must register with the Council to access some services


If you have any query related to your tax credits, Child Benefits, Income Tax, National Insurance, VAT etc, click here for information.


We want to make sure that the first step is as smooth as possible for your child’s school enrolment.



Registering with a GP, Dental information and health benefits

Anyone in England can register with a GP surgery.

Driving, Car Purchase & Car Parking Registration

Know Your Payslip

Employees can view information about their Payslips online using the Self Service system.

Health & Wellbeing

Looking after you......

Library Services

Staff Network, Rewards and Benefits

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is committed to ensuring that our members of staff feel fully supported, safe and happy whilst at work.

Travel Options

Coventry offers efficient public transportation options like National Express Bus and Trains

Leisure & Entertainment

Coventry is a city within the West Midlands region in England

UHCW Emergency Contact Numbers

Useful Numbers

MedEd Contact Brochure


Get familiar with the Trust intranet – accessible only if you are setup within the Trust network system.