Finding out about Specialties

finding out about specialtiesHealth Careers Website - Careers resource for junior doctors involved in the process of choosing a specialty. Includes sections on understanding yourself, exploring your options and details about each specialty. The Health Careers website also has a selection of medical careers videos and audio podcasts.

Specialty Training  - Information about Specialty Training. Includes details of core and specialty training options, application procedures, person specifications, competition ratios and links to recruitment pages.

Specialty Spotlights  The RCP have produced a series of 30 videos on all areas of medicine. These videos have consultants and trainees talking about why they entered that branch of medicine and tips and hints on prpearing for selection.  e.g dermatology,

UKFPO - website has a selection of case studies written by Foundation trainees on topics such as using the medical careers website and experiencing tasters. Click here to read the case studies.

Doctors.Net - Information about job opportunities and other services

We have produced a Downloadable Leaflet on Doctors considering leaving medicine with links to lots of further resources