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.

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Over 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.

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2016 junior doctor contract booklet

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