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The F3 year: You’ve reached a milestone in your training, so where next?

  Overview We have outlined the opportunities available for doctors starting their F3 year. Only 38% of trainees are continuing straight into a specialty training post. A huge 14% of these doctors opted to take a career break, whilst 18% continu...

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Announcement: GP Training Applications & Retraining

This announcement is posted on behalf of Health Education England The 2nd recruitment round for GP training opens on 30th July 2019, for roles starting in February 2020. Whether you’d be applying for the first time into specialty training, or a...

The World Cup of Medical Specialties 2019

For the first time, we are hosting the ultimate showdown to celebrate the launch of Messly Jobs, the UK’s largest doctor job site, with over 1500 jobs and more than 100 added daily. 64 sub-specialties against each other. Only 1 specialty will b...

A Guide to the ARCP & GMC Revalidation

The ARCP (Annual Review of Competency Progression) is a requirement for all doctors in training. It confirms that junior doctors meet requirements to continue with their training, ensures patient safety, and is a mechanism by which doctors revalidate...

Agency vs Bank Locuming – Which is better?

So, you want to work as a locum doctor. There are two ways of going about this – working with a Trust Bank or with a Locum Agency. The work opportunities provided by an Agency and a Bank similar. The key differences from a doctor’s perspe...

Negotiating your Salary as a Doctor

You might not realise, but as a doctor you are in a position to negotiate your salary, as well as other factors such as your rota, on call hours, CPD, and holiday time. When applying for a job, roles will have a salary range, sometimes with tens of t...

Working in the UK as an International Doctor (IMG)

What are the steps you need to complete to work in the UK? Here are the options available to work or train as an international medical graduate (IMG). What steps do I need to take? On average, this is a 15 month process. We’ve outlined each ste...

Your F3 & SHO Options explained

You are reaching the end of your Foundation Training. What next? We have put together all your options. This includes staying in the UK or going abroad, for all clinical jobs (patient contact). If you are considering an F3 year – check out our ...

How to write your Medical CV with Templates to help

The CV (Curriculum Vitae) is essential for all doctors at any grade or specialty. The CV is your first impression and can open doors for you. Your CV will be read by the senior consultants in the team you’re applying to, most likely the Clinica...

Swap Policies for UK Foundation Schools 2019

We’ve collected the foundation programmes swap policies for each Foundation School in the UK, where this information was available. Under exceptional circumstances, there is always flexibility to swap, but this is decided on a case by case basi...

Building a Portfolio for Psychiatry ST4 Applications

Love them or hate them, it’s impossible to get away from portfolios when you’re committed to training in any specialty of Medicine.  We could be forgiven for assuming that our illustrious e-portfolio gives us all the structure we need to build a...

Taking Time Out of Training

Studying medicine is quite unique to other undergraduate degrees, due to the pre-determined career path that awaits the majority of alumni.  Most of us move into the world of clinical practice and tread the path defined by foundation, and later, spe...

Brexit for Doctors – the long read

You will be aware that the UK is in the process of leaving the European Union (EU). Recently, the date for leaving the EU was pushed back from the 29 March 2019 to April or May 2019. Many of us have questions about how the UK’s withdrawal from the ...

Allocation Scores for Foundation Schools in 2019

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Internal Medicine Training from 2019

The Internal Medicine Training (IMT) programme is a new training model replacing the Core Medical Training Curriculum. It is designed to equip doctors with the skills and confidence to lead on the care of patients in general ward and acute care setti...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to North Scotland

The Northern region is significantly the vastest. It encompasses the old cities of Aberdeen and Inverness (considered the capital of the Highlands, near the infamous Loch Ness), and all the way up to the more isolated John O’ Groats, the Shetland I...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to West Scotland

Glasgow is a bit more “rough and ready”- a bigger city, more student-friendly, with probably the best nightlife in Scotland. Being the most populous region in Scotland, it contains the most tertiary hospitals. This includes the Queen Eliz...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to South East Scotland

Edinburgh, the main city in the South East region, is a beautiful capital city. It has a deep history, a superb cultural scene, with many theatres, galleries, pubs and restaurants. That’s without mentioning the infamous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, w...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to West Midlands South

West Midlands South Foundation School spans Coventry, Worcester & Hereford. With only 159 posts available, it’s one of the smaller Foundation Schools. Coventry University Hospital is the tertiary centre in the region, with 1,250 beds, specialis...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to North West London

Stretching from central London to the M25 at Hillingdon in the west and Harrow in the north, North West Thames Foundation School has always been one of the most competitive deaneries. This is in part due to the attraction of working in some of the pr...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (EBH)

Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Foundation School is new to 2017 – previously it was combined with East Anglia. EBH school stretches east from Luton & Watford to Chelmsford, Colchester, Basildon & Southend-on-Sea (a gorgeous sea-s...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to West Yorkshire

The West Yorkshire region of Yorkshire and Humber Foundation School is made up of hospitals in and around Leeds, Bradford & Huddersfield, with Leeds being the largest city. St James’s University Hospital in Leeds is the largest of the hospitals...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to South Yorkshire

The region of South Yorkshire encompasses Sheffield and its surrounding towns, including Barnsley, Doncaster & Worksop, all within commutable distance to Sheffield. Sheffield in itself is a lively city with a great mix of bars & restaurants, ...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to North Yorkshire and East Coast

North Yorkshire & East Coast foundation school covers the inland towns of York & Scunthorpe and the sea-side towns of Scarborough, Hull & Grimsby. Hull Royal Infirmary is the main tertiary hospital in the region specialising in cardiothor...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to West Midlands North

West Midlands North Foundation School covers the region north of Birmingham including Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent & Shrewsbury. There are 2 tertiary hospitals in the region, including Royal Stoke University Hospital (the major trauma centre in...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Wessex

Wessex foundation school stretches from Basingstoke, south to Portsmouth & Southampton, and then west along the coast towards Dorchester & Bournemouth, and then also extends to Jersey. Messly wants to help doctors make evidence-based decision...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to South Thames

The South Thames Foundation School covers a large area that stretches from Frimley, on the Surrey/Hampshire border, through Ashford Hospital in West London, along with the entire South-East coast, and across South East London. Guy’s & St Thomas...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Northern Ireland

Most of the hospitals within Northern Ireland Foundation School are scattered around the hub of Belfast, with a vast array of tertiary centres. Belfast City Hospital is a 900-bed teaching hospital with regional cancer & renal focus, Ulster Hospit...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to East Scotland

The East region of Scotland Foundation School covers Dundee & Perth. Dundee, a coastal town, has recently had a huge injection of art funding, including the new Victoria & Albert museum which is a must to visit! Ninewells Hospital, part of Du...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Peninsula

Peninsula Foundation School covers Devon and Cornwall, with hospitals based in Exeter, Plymouth, Barnstaple and Truro. The teaching hospitals in Peninsula include the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital (with the attached specialist Princess Elizabeth ...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Oxford

Oxford Foundation School stretches from Reading in the south, towards Oxford in the north and Milton Keynes in the west. There’s a mix of local district hospitals, including the Royal Berkshire in Reading (the largest district hospital in the ...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to North West of England

The North West Foundation School is one of the largest deaneries in the UK, stretching from Leighton in the south to Barrow-in-Furness in the north and the Isle of Man to the west. It covers the dynamic and vibrant cities of Manchester and Liverpool,...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Northern

Northern Foundation School stretches from West to East coast, covering Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham counties. It contains some of the northern powerhouse specialist hospitals including the Great North Children’s Hospital (wit...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to North Central and East Thames

North Central and East Thames Foundation School was formed in 2018 from the merger of North Central Thames and North East Thames. It covers inner-city boroughs and stretches north to Barnet and east to Romford — all within the limits of the M25...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR)

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire & Rutland (LNR) covers the East Midlands from Northampton up through Kettering to Leicester. Its teaching hospitals include Leicester General Hospital (regional centre for renal medicine & urology), Leicester ...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Trent

Trent Foundation School is located in the East Midlands and covers the areas of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and the majority of Lincolnshire. All of the placements are 2-year linked programmes, giving you the stability of knowing where you will be li...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to West Midlands Central

West Midlands Central Foundation School is a small and competitive deanery around Birmingham. It composes several DGHs with surprisingly high acuity and notoriously excellent teaching, focused around a major city. It has at its heart the Queen Elizab...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to East Anglia

East Anglia foundation school stretches from the tip of Norfolk at King’s Lynn to the Suffolk east coast at Great Yarmouth, and south towards London around Welwyn Garden City & Stevenage. It has a nice mix of DGHs stretching from just beyon...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Severn

Severn Foundation School is focused around Bristol, but stretches south towards Yeovil & Taunton and east towards Bath & Swindon. It is home to many highly specialist centres such as major trauma, paediatrics, cardiothoracics and neurosurger...

Foundation Doctor’s Guide to Wales

Messly wants to help doctors make evidence-based decisions about their careers. We’ve put together a short guide to Wales Foundation School to help you rank your rotation programmes. Below is a snapshot of hospital ratings and reviews from t...

Leave a review of your hospital department

Swapping onto a new rotation on Wednesday? Take 5 minutes to leave a review to help future NHS Specialist and Core Trainees during their three and six month changeovers.   What’s the workload like? How good is the clinical support?  What are ...

My life as a Psychiatry Registrar

This week in the My Life as a Doctor series, we hear about life as a Psychiatry Registrar in South London. What stage of your training are you at? I am currently an ST4 in General Adult Psychiatry working LTFT at 80%.   What region are you worki...

To F3 or not to F3?

Over the past few years, there have been notable changes in the way Doctors are choosing to progress through their training. A recent report from the GMC highlighted that 54% of Doctors took a career break after F2 in 2017 – nearly double the n...

Your Rights on Pay

In this article we go through the rights you should expect regarding your pay – including sick pay and maternity pay – and what to do if you need to challenge your employer. Payslips You have the legal right to a payslip which shows how y...

Your Rights on Annual Leave

In this article we provide an overview of the rules surrounding annual and study leave for a junior doctor in full-time work. Annual leave Basic entitlement for a junior doctor: First appointment to NHS: 27 days After 5 years service: 32 days This is...

Prepare for ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics Interviews

Applying for ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics?  John Jeffery, Orthopaedic Registrar and founder of OrthoPrep, takes us through his top tips to give you the best chance of success. The Basics Key dates: Online applications open: 30th January 2019 Online...

How to prepare for your Core Surgical Interview

Confused about how to prepare for your core surgical interview in January? John Jeffery, Orthopaedic Registrar and founder of coresurgicalprep.com, takes us through his top tips to give you the best chance of success. The Basics: Interview dates: 14t...

Leave a review of your hospital department

Swapping onto a new rotation? Take 5 minutes to leave a review to help foundation trainees during changeover.   Doctors are going in blind to what its like to work in their new department. What’s the workload like? How good is the clinical sup...

Core Surgical Training – Where should you apply?

Messly wants to help doctors make evidence-based decisions about their careers. We’ve put together short guides to help you rank your rotation programmes. Sign up to Messly to learn more – we’ve got over 40,000 junior doctor ratings...

GP Training – Where should you apply?

Want to compare General Practice rotations? We’ve created the Training Navigator, a tool designed using the GMC National Training Survey data, which allows you to compare deaneries and rotations based on 40,000 junior doctors’ ratings and...

Core Psychiatry Training – Where should you apply?

Applications for Core Psychiatry Training opened on the 7th November! In this article we break down the 2018 GMC National Training Survey data by region, to find out which deaneries are rated highest for overall satisfaction and workload for Core Psy...

Choosing Your Specialty

November is the time of year when many of you will be going through specialty applications. Choosing your medical field is one of the most difficult decisions you may have to make in your career, but it’s vital to get it right, as it’ll impact yo...

Core Anaesthetics Training – Where should you apply?

Applications for Core Anaesthetics Training opened on the 7th November! In this article, we break down the 2018 GMC National Training Survey data by region, to find out which deaneries are rated highest for overall satisfaction and workload for Core ...

Core Medical Training – Where should you apply?

Applications for Core Medical Training opened on the 7th November! In this article we break down the 2018 GMC National Training Survey data by region, to find out which deaneries are rated highest for overall satisfaction and workload for Core Medica...

Which Core Training Pathway has the most satisfied doctors?

Applications for core training pathways opened this week! Today, we’re analysing the 2018 GMC survey data to explore which of the main training pathways at Core level are rated highest for overall satisfaction and workload nationally. Look out for ...

Which Specialty makes the happiest doctors?

In this article, we explore which specialties are rated highest for overall satisfaction and workload. This is based on ratings given by doctors across the country for all specialties at Core and Specialty levels in the GMC 2018 Survey. It is importa...

My life as a ST6 in Paediatrics

This instalment of “My Life As…” brings us a senior registrar in Paediatrics!   What training are you in? Paediatric training. I’m currently working at ST6 level.   Where are you working? Kent, Surrey, & Sussex Deane...

My life as a Radiology ST2

In this instalment of ‘My life as a doctor’, we find out what radiology is like from an insider! What stage of training are you currently at? Can you outline how the training structure for Radiology works? I am currently an ST2. Radiology...

My life as a ST4 in Old Age Psychiatry

In this instalment of My life as a doctor, we’re investigating what it’s like to be in old age psychiatry! What stage of your training are you in? I am training in old age psychiatry (higher specialty training), and I’m at ST4. In addit...

Wellbeing Support for Doctors

Working as a doctor is demanding, and can be incredibly emotionally draining. Our mental health is more likely to suffer than in any other profession1. A recent survey by the Medical Protection Society revealed that 85% of doctors have experienced me...

Which Foundation Schools make the most satisfied doctors?

Messly helps doctors make evidence-based decisions in their careers. For those of you applying to the Foundation Programme, we know that choosing a Deanery is often based on hearsay from older peers, or just plain guesswork. We’re trying to change ...

My life as a Geriatric consultant

This week, we explore the life of a consultant in Geriatric medicine.    What stage of your training are you in? Having completed my SpR training, I’m just finding my feet as a newly appointed consultant in Geriatric medicine. I work as a fra...

My life as a Portfolio GP

  Messly wants to help doctors make evidence-based decisions about their careers. We’ve put together short guides to help you rank your rotation programmes. Sign up to Messly to learn more – we’ve got over 40,000 junior doctor ...

Your Rights on Rotas

In this article we look more closely at your rights regarding shifts and rota patterns. There are contractual limits on working hours and protected rest periods – which are necessary to ensure both patient and doctor safety.   Guardian of ...

Basics of the Junior Doctor Contract

With so much hearsay about the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract, it’s tricky separating fact from fiction. In the next part of our training video series we cover the basics of the JDC and what it means for doctors working in the NHS.   Contract...

Who’s Who in the NHS

The NHS is a huge ecosystem spanning over 1.5 million employees, and hundreds of organisations…which can be very confusing. This video addresses that knowledge gap – who’s who, what does everybody do, and where do you come in? The Basics Th...

Which are the most competitive Foundation Schools?

Messly wants to help doctors make evidence-based decisions about their careers. We’ve put together short guides to help you rank your rotation programmes. Sign up to Messly to learn more – we’ve got over 40,000 junior doctor ratings...

My life as a ST7 Anaesthetics Trainee

In this edition of ‘My life as…’ we’re talking to a ST7 Anaesthetics trainee   What training stage are you in? Anaesthetics training ST7 – I should begin CCT at the beginning of February.   Where are you working? S...

How to apply to the Foundation Programme 2019

The Foundation Programme is a two-year work-based training programme which is intended to bridge the gap between medical school and specialty training. Applications are now open! You should submit your applications through Oriel (national online appl...

Messly’s Top Tips for the SJT 2018/19

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My life as an ST2 GP

This week, Rosalyn tells us about how she’s found her time in GP training so far! What training are you pursuing right now? GP training. I’m currently taking a year out in between ST2 and ST3 doing an OOPE working with Health Education Englan...

My life as an ST-LAT in Acute Medicine

In this ‘my life as…’, we find an ST-LAT in Acute Medicine to talk to! Where are you in your training right now? ST-LAT (locum appointment training) Acute Medicine – that makes me ST4. I didn’t pass my PACES by end of co...

My life as an Emergency Medicine SHO

Where are you in your training? I am currently a Clinical Teaching Fellow at Leicester University. I have finished my FY1 and FY2 and this is currently my “F3” before applying for ACCS (Emergency Medicine) next year.   Where are you working?...

My life as a Cardiology Registrar (ST6)

Continuing our ‘my life as a…’ series this week, we have an anonymous cardiology registrar nearing the end of their specialty training.   Where are you at right now? I’m in Cardiology, recently started ST6. I’m in t...

Messly’s Guide to ST3 Applications 2019

ST3 Applications will open on 28th January 2019. Messly are here to help you make the smartest, evidence-based choices for your specialty training programmes. With this in mind, we have written a 5 minute guide to completing your applications and how...

Nadia Knows: What to do when you’re thinking about leaving Medicine

“I’ve just started my F2 year and I’m really unhappy at work. I struggled through F1 and always felt like it wasn’t what I had been expecting in terms of how disrupted my life would be. But I thought I just needed some time to adj...

What you need to know about your new rota

Lots of people are involved in coordinating your training placements. This leaves a lot of room for errors in communication – which can be frustrating when you’re waiting for your rota. The diagram below explains how your placements are coord...

Messly’s Guide to the Specialty Recruitment Assessment (SRA/MSRA)

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My life as a Anaesthetic post-Registrar

Messly is introducing a new series: ‘My life as a…’ – where we pick the brains of professionals at all stages across the country about their careers, their highs and lows, and their experiences with training. For our first int...

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Messly’s Guide to CT1/ST1 Applications 2019

Messly’s mission is to help doctors make evidence-based decisions about their careers.   Choosing which specialty to train in is one of the biggest and hardest decisions doctors make. Often this decision is based off hearsay, and snatched ...

Messly’s Guide to GP Applications 2019

In this article we look at the GP application process.  About 5,000 doctors apply to enter GP training each year, with over 3,500 rotations available. The recruitment process is very different to other specialties and comprises the following stages:...

Experiencing your first death

If you’d told me as an F1 that I’d have loved my placement in Palliative Medicine, I’d have laughed. But working in an environment where death was normalised – and where the focus moved to how to make people comfortable in their last minu...

Advice I wish I had as an F1

Your first year on the job can be overwhelming, and being in a formal working environment for the first time is intimidating. We’ve collected the most practical tips from junior doctors who’ve been in your shoes help set your mind at ease:  ...

Nadia Knows: What to do when your team makes mistakes

“I had a rude awakening in my first full week of work. A patient had cardiac arrest due to a series of errors made by the team. What’s your advice on: How to pick yourself up when you know a patient has been harmed because of mistakes? How to...

Making time when you don’t have any

It’s tough to maintain work-life balance as a doctor – your rota keeps you too busy to breathe. In all that, it’s important to make time for the things you to enjoy, so that you can be well-rested and well-adjusted inside and outside the ho...

Introducing our agony aunt

Intro We know firsthand how difficult, frustrating and confusing life can be as a doctor. It can sometimes be difficult to know where to turn when you’re in need of advice. That’s why we will be offering a weekly advice column – Nadia Knows...

Concerns for doctors returning to work

Coming back to work is never easy: whether a career break has been voluntary or involuntary, professional or personal, it’s common for a sense of dread to accompany that first Monday morning back in the 9-5. Never is this more true than when return...

Returning to training following a bereavement

The loss of a loved one is one of the toughest challenges we go through during our lifetime. Balancing the grieving process with working life can feel nearly impossible and sometimes the best course of action is to take some time away from work.   W...

Key Resources for Junior Doctors returning to training

We’ve put together the best resources out there to support you with return to medical training.  Be as active as possible in planning both your time away and the course of your return – you, your patients and those you may go on to mentor will t...

Returning to work after parental leave

Having responsibility over another’s life (not to mention experience of sleep deprivation) is hardly a new experience for a doctor. That being said there is no career in the world that can fully prepare you for parenthood and the impact that it wil...

Returning to training following an Out Of Practice Experience (OOPE)

Medicine is not confined to the ward; the call for care can come from the most unexpected places. Taking time off from traditional practice can do so much to renew your respect for your field and provide both a professional and personal challenge. Th...

How To Survive A Night Shift As A F1

Got a night shift coming up? It can definitely be a daunting experience the first time you do it – so Mind the Medic gave us some tips on how to get through it: I started my set of nights very early, within a few weeks of F1. And though I wasn...

Returning to training after time taken off due to stress

There is no working environment as uniquely stressful as that as a hospital. Though it is well known the NHS as an institution is under strain, often many forget how that is shared by every employee within it. As morbidity increases but spending decl...

My life at Ada Health: Vishaal Virani

Consider yourself as a budding entrepreneur? Want to use your medical expertise to do something different? Look no further than Vishaal Virani. He’s someone who’s taken a less-than-conventional route through medicine and is now seeking to...

5 Reasons Why Doctors Choose Their Medical Specialties

Why do doctors tend to choose one career over another and how should you approach the subject? In 2017, the BMA conducted some qualitative research into the drivers of career choices and here are the top 5 factors driving specialty selection.   ...

Our Top Apps for Doctors in 2018

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My life as a woman in surgery: Clare Marx

  A pioneer in her field, she broke boundaries never broken before. But beyond that, she was a leading orthopaedic surgeon in her field. This week we speak to Miss Clare Marx, former President of the Royal College of Surgeons and now with the FM...

My life as an Innovation Director: Tony Young

The NHS needs to constantly adapt and change to meet the ever-growing needs of the population. To that extent, we have with us Professor Tony Young, the youngest ever Director of Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University and also the leader of the NHS D...

My life as a Medical Director: Peter Lees

Today… we hear from an up and coming area of medicine that more and more people are interested in: Medical Leadership and Management. We speak to the leader, and founder, Mr Peter Lees. A graduate of Manchester and Southampton Universities, Mr ...

My life as the Chair of the Royal College of Paediatrics: Neena Modi

As we near the close of speciality applications, we’re interviewing key members in each speciality to help those who are still undecided! Today, we bring you the views of Professor Neena Modi, she balances her time as a Professor and Honorary C...

My life as a Medical Registrar: The Facebook Medical Registrar

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My life as a the Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners: Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard

Today… rounding off our general practice week is, as promised, Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard! The current chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners.   She topped the listed of the most influential GPs in 2016 by Pulse magazine and is o...

My life as a GUM/HIV Specialist: Deborah Kirkham

Our specialty guest interview this week features Dr Deborah Kirkham. Deborah is an ST5 sexual health doctor in Manchester. Her specialism is GUM and HIV. She has completed 2 clinical fellowships including the National Medical Director’s CF last ye...

My life as a GP training in Sport and Exercise Medicine

Our specialty guest interview features Dr Patrick O’Halloran this week, a GP now training in sport and exercise medicine (SEM) in Birmingham. This interest has taken him across the world as a doctor in sporting competitions such as the Commonw...

My life as a specialty Anaesthetist: Dr Helgi Johannsson

This week Dr Helgi Johannsson is talking to us about Anaesthetics. A seasoned blogger on all things TGDed (trauma gas education) he is a consultant anaesthetist and clinical director for theatres, anaesthesia, pre-op assessment and pain at Imperi...

My life as a Paediatrician: Dr Keir Shiels

Our specialty guest interview features Dr Keir Shiels this week, who is something of a household name after starring on the BBC 3 series Junior Doctors: Your Life in Their Hands. After studying on Cambridge’s Graduate Medicine course he moved ...

My life as a Professor of Emergency Medicine

This week Professor Simon Carley is giving us an insight into the fast-paced world of emergency medicine. A professor of EM in Manchester, an active EM consultant and an associate dean of HENW; Simons somehow also finds the time to be a leading voi...

My life as a Vascular/General Surgeon: Stella Vig

This week Ms Stella Vig is giving us her insights into training as a surgeon. With a reputation as one of the most demanding specialties, we are looking to de-myth the specialty and understand more about what it takes to be successful. Ms Vig is a...

My life as a GP: Ahmed Rashid

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My life as an Intensive Care Registrar

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