How to Support Trainee Doctors in Career Development

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It is well recognised that the transition period from medical student to qualified doctor is a particularly demanding...
The NHS is one of the largest employers in the world employing 1.7 million people (Telegraph, 2012).  During a 36-hour...
The role of human factors in healthcare has long been recognised and has been studied in detail over the past decade...
Author (s): Sally Blake

The changing context of doctors’ careers has been dramatically impacted upon by wider factors. Career decisions at all levels are now played out in a context of wider change factors which make the process of exploring and making choices even more ambiguous and complex. The advice and guidance which you received may not be as relevant or realistic for your trainees.

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