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English for nurses.

OET, IELTS and Medical English.

Why us?

With over 30 years of experience in teaching English, and schools located throughout the world, Oxford English Academy can definitely help you improve your English for use on the ward.

We are acccredited by ASIC to Premier status. (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities), and are able to provide the perfect course to fit in around the busy schedules of hospital staff. 



Oxford English Academy are registered providers of the OET language test, specifically designed for the healthcare sector. We will help you achieve your goal of a grade B , proving not only that you have the right level of English, but also the right kind of language you will need on the ward.


We have been teaching IELTS for over 25 years, and are highly experienced in the provision of this very important examination.  With an extremely qualified team of trainers, OEA can help you achieve the 7.0 score required for working on the ward.


Our Medical English course has been designed under the guidance of nursing trainers, and is specifically tailored to improve the confidence of nurses on the ward, and so in turn to improve the patient experience.

After consulting with staff from a range of countries, we have pinpointed the primary requirements of newly (and not so newly) recruited hospital staff.


Courses are provided on site at your hospital, or at our school just outside central OxfordWe  have an extensive network of carefully selected host families, so can also offer residential courses.


Whether you are a nurse, a recruitment agency, or in the HR department of a busy hospital, Oxford English Academy are here to help in your language provision at every stage. Please contact us to discuss how we can tailor make a practical solution for you.