Year out


I'm considering applying for the medical officer cadetship soon however have one query! I am set on the idea of taking a year out after I graduate to go backpacking (a late gap year if you wish), is this at all feasible on the cadetship scheme or not?



War Hero
My guess, is you need to sort out your priorities, back packing or MO, one you can do the other until accepted you will not know.
I have no idea how long the recruitment process is to MO?
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War Hero
It maybe worth talking to the medical specialist recruiters to see if they're happy granting a year's unpaid leave after investing £60K+ in your education without a return.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained and all that, but so far as I'm aware, the sun doesn't shine anymore than Joe Average when it comes to payback.

I am aware that RN Medics can get overseas placements after registration but gap years, I honestly don't know.

Let us know what they say - I'm in need of a good rant. ;)