Top tips for new doctors

We know how challenging it is starting a new post, whatever stage of your training you're at. Get advice, support and information to help you through your first years of training.

Join us

  • Employment advice

    Speak to our expert employment advisers for support with your rota, pay and working arrangements plus get your contract checked for free.

  • Career development

    Progress your career as a junior doctor with free access to BMJ Learning, plus a range of resources such as one-to-one career coaching.

  • Work-life support

    Access useful resources such as our tax guidance exclusively for junior doctors. Help is at hand with our tax, financial, insurance and legal services.


Twitter iconOver the past few years #TipsForNewDocs has become a great way for doctors to share their advice with those at the start of their medical careers.

Take a look at some of our favourite tips for new docs and tell us yours.

Connecting doctors

Pointers, hacks and pearls of wisdom: hear from those who've been there and got the scrubs.

You are the future of our NHS. Feel proud: read junior doctor Rachel Clarke's latest blog

Hero background image

Junior doctor clinics

Attend one of our events across England in January and February 2017 to hear from leaders of the JDC and voice your experiences and views as you transition to the new contract.

Read more