These are the current pay scales for GP trainees in effect from April 2022 onwards. As the new junior doctor contract has been implemented in England pay scales are now very different in England compared to Wales, Scotland and Northern … Continue reading GP Training Pay – payscales for ST1 – ST3 including GP registrar net pay
Getting into GP training has become increasingly competitive over the last few years, especially for doctors aiming to get into popular areas. Dr Zeinab Dafalla shares here experience and tips that helped her get an MSRA score of 623. This … Continue reading How to prepare for the MSRA so you get your 1st choice job – useful resources and MSRA revision tips from Dr Zeinab Dafalla who scored 623!
GP training is challenging, and sometimes you will face obstacles in your journey to complete training. In this article, Dr Obiora Oji shares his experience of dealing with multiple challenges and how he overcame them to get his CCT. On … Continue reading Life and Times of a GP Trainee – Overcoming Failure
Dr Abdalla Ahmed passed the MRCGP AKT with 90% overall. In this article he shares his experience of preparing for the exam, discusses his tips for revision, the resources he used and those that he found most helpful in his … Continue reading How to Pass the MRCGP AKT – Revision Tips and Resources That Helped Me Score 90%
The MSRA is an important part of the assessment process for entry into specialty training at ST1 / CT1 level for many different specialties. In this article Dr Georgina Ormerod shares here experience of how she managed to get one of the highest scores in the country while juggling studying with work and young children, and her tips on how to prepare effectively. I finished my Foundation Training just in time for Christmas after a bumpy ride with multiple high risk pregnancies and was planning to enjoy some time with my family and finally have the thinking space to work … Continue reading MSRA revision tips: how I passed my MSRA with a score of 618 and got direct offers for GP and CAMHS in London!
Dr. Safiya Virji The MRCGP CSA examination is a challenging exam. Dr Safiya Virji sat and passed the exam on her first attempt with one of the top scores in the country. In this article she shares some tips on … Continue reading How to pass the MRCGP CSA – tips from a high scorer
Starting a rotation in a specialty in which you have never worked before might be a bit overwhelming. But if you are pro-active and your baseline knowledge is good, you can pick things up quickly. In this article, Dr Abeera … Continue reading Obstetrics and Gynaecology Rotations: Guidance for GP Trainees
9 tips to reduce stress during GP training GP training can be a challenging time with the pressures of the clinical workload, keeping up to date with your e-portfolio and WPBA assessments and preparing for MRCGP exams combined with responsibilities … Continue reading 9 Tips to Reduce Stress During GP Training
Talking to the families of your patients can be one of the more difficult parts of your life as a doctor, but you can make it one of the most rewarding. It is part of everyday life for doctors to … Continue reading Talking to relatives – what to say and how to say it
When starting GPST, if you have to move house (i.e. your new job is in a different area), there are certain expenses that you can claim. These are covered briefly here, you can download the full guidance document here or … Continue reading Expenses claimable when relocating to start GP training