How Dr. Sadaf Malik Entered GP Training

Reading Time = 4 minutes This post is for people preparing for the General Practice Specialty Training Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment test, also known as GP ST MSRA or GP ST Stage 2. I think my experience is going to help others.   Preparation Time = 7 weeks I started preparing for the exam in mid-July; the … Continue reading How Dr. Sadaf Malik Entered GP Training

A Career in Psychiatry​

By Dr. Raja Adnan Ahmad, Consultant Psychiatrist Reading Time = 6 minutes Psychiatry is an extremely fulfilling speciality to work in. It offers many exciting prospects over and above the clinical work such as acquiring new skills and learning new topics, opportunities for management, leadership, research and teaching skills along with making a tangible impact in … Continue reading A Career in Psychiatry​

How Dr. Salil Korambayil Entered Surgical Training

Hello everyone! As most of you are aware, getting into a surgical training programme in the UK is extremely challenging, even as a local graduate. However, competition ratios are not what they used to be once upon a time, and personally, I think that is due to the harsh lifestyle and poor work-life balance that … Continue reading How Dr. Salil Korambayil Entered Surgical Training

How Dr. Santosh Philip Entered Radiology Training

If there are International Medical Graduates (IMGs) out there on tier 2 visas wanting to do radiology but don't know how to go about it, here’s what I did.   Competencies After GMC registration I did non-training Foundation level job for 2 years and got signed off on the Alternative Certificate of Foundation Competencies.   … Continue reading How Dr. Santosh Philip Entered Radiology Training

Dr. Fozia Choudhary’s Experience as a UK GP

Hi All, I just thought I would share my experience as a working GP. I appreciate that many of you will not become GPs. However, there appear to be some misconceptions about GPs. Hence, I thought I would share my experience.   Life as a GP I work as a GP Partner along with 5 … Continue reading Dr. Fozia Choudhary’s Experience as a UK GP