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Articles tagged with "Careers - general"

Improving working lives for doctors - part two

In the second part of our interview, Professor Cary Cooper answers questions on job satisfaction for doctors and how to reduce the causes of stress.

Careers Advice: Ways to choose your specialty

Here we will look at two different approaches which can be helpful when deciding which specialty is best for you.

Careers Advice: Choosing your specialty

We explain where you can find the information you need on: careers in the different medical specialties, what it is like to work in them, the entry requirements and CV and interview advice.

Improving working lives for doctors - part one

How can doctors achieve work/life balance? Why are doctors reporting less job satisfaction?
Professor Cary Cooper answers your questions.

Refugee Doctors

What help is available for refugee doctors looking to practice medicine in the UK? Jo Attwooll of the BMA's International Department provides an overview.

Careers Advice: Navigating Competency Based Questions

Laura Brammar of C2 Careers explains how to tackle some of the tricky aspects of recruitment and applications, from common mistakes to techniques to help when applying for posts.

Careers Advice: How to choose the best speciality for you

Laura Brammar is a Medical Careers Adviser who works with C2 Careers, The Careers Group, University of London and University College, London. In this article, she explores how to understand your own motivations and preferences, to help you with this important decision.

Career Profile: working as a locum GP

Dr Richard Fieldhouse, Chairman of NASGP (National Association of Sessional GPs), explores the practicalities - and the pros and cons - of working as a locum GP.

Fixed Share Partnerships: An Alternative to the BMA Model Terms?

A fixed share partnership has been proposed in the medical press as a legal alternative to a practice having to offer a salaried GP the BMA Model Contract terms. Is it really a simple alternative, or are there other important considerations involved in the decision?

How general practice in the UK compares internationally

Professor Roger Jones looks at how developments in the UK compare with general practice elsewhere in the developed world.

Career Profile: medical management

Dr Graham Rich is the Project Director and former Chief Executive, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. In our interview, he talks about his experiences whilst he was Chief Executive of the Trust.

Career Profile: complementary medicine

Looking for an alternative career? This article explores in the ins and outs of a career in complementary medicine.

Careers Advice: alternative careers

Dr Anita Houghton explores the practical ways that personality and work/life balance are important factors in considering career direction.

Careers Advice: considering a career change?

If you are thinking about a possible career change, there are five key areas to consider. Rob Nathan, MD of Career Counselling Services, explains his five golden rules for those thinking of changing career.

Careers Advice: applications and interviews for careers outside medicine

Having decided on a potential new career, how do you persuade your prospective employer you are the person they are looking for? Michael Baber, CEO of the RMBF, offers some practical advice.

Confidential Support and Advice for Surgeons (CSAS)

Clare Wynn-Mackenzie describes the service from the Royal College of Surgeon's of England.

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