Posts Tagged ‘Careers’

Weighing up doctors’ career pros and cons

When I applied to medical school, I had that competitive streak that I assume nearly all applicants have. I thought I could be the best, that I could do ev...

Plan the steps necessary to achieving your goals

From inserting a urinary catheter to assessing a newly-admitted patient, during a busy hospital shift, you can expect to be bombarded with tasks from the m...

Maximising a doctor’s potential to succeed

There are few things worse than being stuck in traffic when you have an appointment. If you are anything like me, your pulse increases, tell-tale beads of ...

New deanery unit for professional development

A new unit to support the professional development of doctors at all career stages has been launched by the London Deanery. The Professional Support Unit ...

Where do you want your medical career to go?

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.” This  maxim from the late Laurence Peter, author of the Peter Pri...

Specialist training should offer more flexibility

Specialist medical training programmes should retain some flexibility to help trainee doctors make the right career choices, a study claims. Researchers f...