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BMJ Careers
British Medical Association (BMA), Careers and education
British Medical Association (BMA), International department
General Medical Council (GMC)


A Junior Doctors Guide to the NHS

NHS Employers - Welcome to the medical team

useful books

Elizabeth Cottrell (2009 second revised edition).The Medical Student Career Handbook, Radcliffe publishing Ltd, Oxford

Ward, Christopher and Eccles, Simon (2009) ‘ So you want to be a brain surgeon?: A medical careers guide ’  Oxford University Press: Oxford. 

Wilson, Mark (2009 third edition) 'The Medic's Guide to Work and Electives around the world'; Hodder Arnold, London

Elton, Caroline and Reid, Joan (2010 third edition) ‘The roads to success: A practical approach to career management for medical students, junior doctors (and their supervisors) ’ Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex: London.

Simon Watmough (2011). Succeeding in Your Medical Degree (Becoming Tomorrow's Doctors), Learning Matters.

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