Top tips for new doctors
Changeover is one of the most important, exciting and sometimes stressful time in a junior doctors life.
We know how challenging it is starting a new post, whatever stage of your training you're at.
We've pulled together some practical help, courses and real life advice to help you thrive in your new role.
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Keep up to date and have your say on the issues that affect you.
From junior doctor contract negotiations to workforce issues, check out our dedicated space for junior doctors on BMA Communities.
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Career support for foundation and junior doctors
We have a variety of services, courses, webinars and learning modules to help you with your training and career.
Tailored career support for foundation doctors
Personalised career support for new specialty trainees
Access the BMA Library - online ordering, free book returns and e-books
BMJ Learning modules - free for BMA members
We can also help you with...
Contract checking service - get your new contract checked for free by our experts
Pay banding guidance - know your banding to ensure you get paid correctly
Understanding your payslip - juniors payslips explained in our easy guide
Tips for accepting a new job - what you need to know when accepting a job offer
Checking your accommodation - full information on the provision for junior doctors
Immigration and visa advice - sign up to our free visa alerts system