Allen, Judy and Brock, Susan (2000) ‘
Health care communication using personality type: Patients are
different! ’’ Routledge: Oxford.
Bolles, Richard N (2007) ‘ What colour is
your parachute?: A practical manual for job hunters and career
changers ’ Ten Speed Press: California.
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) ’ Postgraduate Deanery for Kent, Surrey and
Freeman, Brian (2007) ‘The ultimate guide
to choosing a medical speciality ’ McGraw-Hill Medical: New
York. (Note: this book has a US focus so not all the content is
relevant to the UK).
Hill, Emma (2008) 'A medical Careers Guide. So you want to
be a medical mum?': Oxford University Press.
Hirsh, W., Jackson, C. and Kidd, J. M, (2001)
Straight Talking: Effective Career Discussions at Work
Cambridge: National Institute for Careers Education and
Houghton, Anita (2005) ‘Know yourself: The
individual’s guide to career development in healthcare ’
Radcliffe Publishing Ltd: Oxford.
Houghton, Anita (2005) 'Finding Square Holes: Discover Who
You Really Are and Find the Perfect Career' Crown House
Houghton, Anita (2007)
'What-s My Type? Psychological type: a self-assessment
programme (Kindle Edition)' (It is in Kindle
format so can be bought instantly, and can be used either with a
Kindle or downloaded directly to your PC).
Johnson, Chris, Hall, Colin, and Forrest,
Frances (1998) ‘ Getting ahead in medicine: Guide to personal
skills for doctors ’ BIOS Scientific Publishers:
Kersley, Susan (2005) ‘ Prescription for
change for doctors who want a life ’ Radcliffe Publishing:
Kersley, Susan (2006) ‘ ABC of change for
doctors ’ Radcliffe Publishing: Abingdon.
Lim, D (2011). How to get a Specialty Training Post: the
insider’s guide, Published by Oxford University
Picard, Oliver, Wood, Dan and Yuen,
Sebastian (2008) 'Medical Interviews: a
comprehensive guide to CT, ST and Registrar interview
skills' Published by ISC Medical.
Scally, Mike and Hopson, Barrie (1999) ‘
Build your own rainbow: Workbook for career and life management
(2nd Ed) ’ Lifeskills Publishing: Harrogate.
Smith, Chris and Meeking, Darryl (2008) ' How to succeed at the
medical interview' Blackwell Publishing.
Ward, Christopher and Eccles, Simon (2001) ‘
So you want to be a brain surgeon?: A medical careers
guide ’ Oxford University Press: Oxford. New
edition 2008, published by OUP as before and edited by Christopher
Eccles and Stephan Sandler.
Wilson, Mark (2009 third edition) 'The Medic's Guide to Work
and Electives around the world'; Hodder Arnold, London
The South West Peninsula Deanery in
conjunction with Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services
(AGCAS) have commissioned the DVD ’Selection centres for speciality training’
which looks at interview and assessment processes. This should be
available through your medical school or via your Trust library or
foundation school. Alternatively, contact http://www.agcas.org.uk/agcas_resources/.