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Year in the life of a junior doctor

Read Melody Redman's blog about her first year of working in the NHS, and why, with a sinking heart, she’s urging her fellow juniors to challenge Jeremy Hunt.

Read Melody's blog

Take our online psychometric test

Log in to take the Sci59 online psychometric test, designed to provide a list of medical career choices that are impartial and based only on your personal profile.

Sci59 matches the skills and attributes needed for the normal end point in your career development, helping you to look beyond your next training position.

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Top tips for new docs

We've pulled together all the things you need to help you in your first days, weeks and months as a new doctor.

Use our practical guidance, read real life stories and get top tips from doctors who have been there.

Top tips, guidance and practical advice for new docs

Are you an FY2?

Preparing for your second year?

A lot of advice for FY1 doctors still applies in your second foundation year.

In addition, one of the biggest things looming on the horizon for FY2 doctors is the application process for specialty training posts.

Read more about what to expect as an FY2

Get the skills

What to expect as a foundation doctor

At this stage in your training expectations are high, with increasing responsibility for acquiring the knowledge, skills and experience that will make you an effective doctor.

Find out what to expect as an FY1