Jun 23, 2022

FY3 Q&A with Dr Zara Qureshi, Locum SpR in Acute Medicine

Are you a Junior Doctor Healthcare Professional thinking of pursuing an FY3 year? If you’re coming to the end of your foundation training programme but don’t fancy going straight into a specialty post, taking an FY3 might be for you. An FY3 gives you the perfect opportunity to take some time out, assess what you […]

Oct 18, 2021

How to become an Oncologist

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in Oncology? Oncology is the study of cancer. You may have gained an interest in Oncology as part of your medical rotation, or, perhaps this is an area that has always motivated you when it comes to your medical career. Whatever the reason, this is a vastly rewarding […]

Oct 4, 2021

The Foundations of an Excellent Patient-Doctor Relationship

Evidence reveals that if navigated successfully, great doctor-patient relationships lead to improved patient outcomes, and poor relationships can leave to much less favourable results. Our latest blog delves into the top areas that help create successful patient-doctor relationships for all doctors looking to enhance their care. What’s the value of a good patient-doctor relationship? The […]

Sep 14, 2021

An insight into… MRCPCH

If you’re a doctor looking to pursue Paediatrics as your career, then to progress onto ST3+ level, you’ll need to obtain the Royal College Qualification MRCPCH. Take a look at our latest blog for everything you need to know about the MRCPCH, the qualifications’ syllabus, how much it costs, exam formats and more. What is […]

Dec 10, 2020

NHS relocation packages & how to successfully secure one

International healthcare professionals make up a large part of the NHS – as a token of gratitude for relocating to the UK and joining the UK’s healthcare system, some trusts offer relocation packages to support the move. However, NHS relocation packages can often be quite confusing with plenty of questions around the subject… so that […]

Oct 14, 2020

How to answer ethical scenarios within NHS interviews – The ID Medical Guide

You’ll often find a medical ethical scenario asked at the end of your NHS interview. For some, this leaves feelings of stress and anxiety as there is no right or wrong answer. But ID Medical are here to provide you with a complete guide on how to successfully answer NHS ethical scenarios, helping you get […]

Sep 1, 2020

ID Medical’s top 3 tips to successfully strike the right work-life balance!

By successfully creating a harmonious work-life balance, you can not only achieve a happier, healthier life, but also lay the groundwork for a successful career! So, what exactly is work-life balance, and why is it important? Whilst medicine is a prestigious and a valued career, it suffers from huge burnout rates and healthcare professionals’ dissatisfaction […]

Aug 21, 2020

How to survive a 12-hour NHS hospital shift

If 12-hour shifts are part of your norm, at some point in time your physical and mental health will be at risk if you don’t care for yourself in the best way. At ID Medical, our healthcare professionals’ needs are our top priority, which is why we want to share our five top tips on […]

Aug 14, 2020

Essential questions to ask at the end of an NHS interview

Your ability to successfully secure an NHS job and pass your NHS interview is all down to your approach and preparation. When the time comes to ask your own questions in an interview, it gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your professionalism, thoughtfulness and commitment. However, for some they don’t ask any questions or worse, […]