Global health exchange
Global Health Exchange (GHE) is an NHS foreign exchange programme giving healthcare professionals the chance to gain experience and knowledge of different care settings, while contributing to global health at the same time.
Funded and run by Health Education England (HEE) in collaboration with the University of Salford, we work with healthcare providers in other countries to arrange placements for NHS staff to work in their healthcare organisations. Healthcare staff with the right skills also come to work in hospitals and other settings in the NHS.
We have published a guidance document for trainees planning to volunteer of work overseas. Produced by Dr Robin While, Global Health Fellowship Programme Lead at HEE, the document provides invaluable information on everything from choosing the right overseas deployment to ensuring personal safety.