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- Embarking on the journey to becoming a Consultants in the NHS is a significant career step. NHS Consultants are highly skilled professionals who stand at the forefront of patient care and provide exceptional medical guidance and leadership. While the journey to becoming an NHS Consultant can be demanding, the rewards it offers are substantial. In […]
Stepping up from Middle Grade to Consultant Oct 25, 2023Lucrative, flexible locum opportunities with ID Medical Are you a Doctor interested in stepping up from Middle Grade to Consultant? ID Medical can help you achieve all of your aspirations. We have 20 years of experience advancing Doctor’s careers post-CCT to Consultant level, and we can provide you with the support and expertise you […]
Q&A: Stepping Up from SHO to Middle Grade & exploring life outside of Medicine Jun 23, 2023We spoke to Dr Blakey, an SpR Acute Medicine Doctor who stepped up as a Locum Doctor from an SHO role. Dr Blakey shares where his passion for medicine came from, his experience of progressing through grades as a locum Doctor, and his experience with ID Medical! Pursuing a career in Medicine What led you […]
Clinical Fellow or Locum Doctor… Which Should you Choose?
Have you recently finished your Foundation Training and looking to make a decision about your next year? If you’ve decided against going straight back into further training posts, you may be weighing up a decision between applying for a Clinical Fellow position, a Trust Grade post, or working as a Locum for the year. Our […]
August Rotation – Your Questions Answered
August rotation is here! Offering the chance to discover and learn about different fields of medicine and healthcare, August rotation is the perfect time to broaden your horizons. With a wide array of specialities available across the whole of the UK, we’re here to help; whether you’re looking to gain more experience in a speciality […]
Our 3 top tips on becoming a locum doctor
If you’re a doctor transitioning from your foundation years or a permanent post to life as a locum doctor, the way you secure work, integrate into hospital departments and understand processes will all change. So, we’re here to give you our top tips on transitioning to the life as a locum doctor. Tip 1: Good […]
How to Survive Junior Doctor Rotations
The transition from medical school to your foundation years can be the most exciting yet daunting step within your medical career. That being said, it’s a time to celebrate as you will now be working in a hospital full-time, learning new experiences and have increased responsibility. So, we want to give you our top tips […]
Your FY3 Year: The Adventure Starts Here!
So, what does FY3 mean? After working extremely hard at university for five years and then going straight into two years of foundation training, you’re bound to feel that you need a break – and you’re not the only one! The F2 Career Destinations Report 2018 revealed that only 37% of trainees went directly into […]