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Changeover and new doctors

We know how challenging it is to start a new post, whatever stage of your training you're at. Get advice, support and information to guide you through your next transition.


Junior doctors at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital, 16x9,  A small step in the right direction, Read about the new common room for junior doctors at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital

Over the past few years #TipsForNewDocs has become a great way for doctors to share their advice with those at the start of their medical careers. 

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Watch our Changeover Checklist video

Essential guidance

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Need help funding your postgraduate training?

Find out how changes to postgraduate medical education funding could benefit you.

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New doctors, welcome to our world: read The Secret Doctor blog

Pointers, hacks and pearls of wisdom: hear from those who've been there and got the scrubs.

Changeover time: into the void read junior doctor Paula Finnegan's blog.

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  • Employment advice

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    Access useful resources such as our tax guidance exclusively for junior doctors. Help is at hand with our tax, financial, insurance and legal services.

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2016 junior doctor contract booklet

BMA members - download this information booklet to get you up to speed on what the 2016 contract means for you.

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