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Resolving Career Issues when Striking isn’t Possible – How Other industries Approach This Issue

The ongoing dispute between junior doctors and the government has underlined the controversial nature of healthcare workers taking strike action. The recent strike from healthcare professionals included the first ever total walkout in NHS history; an extreme move illustrating the depth of feeling on this matter. Doctors certainly never walk out of surgery lightly; the...

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Enhancing Career Opportunities by Adding Value-adding Skills

How to Stand Out from an Already Impressive Crowd The ever increasing standardisation of training curricula today creates a career challenge that many fail to recognise until it is quite late to do something about it. Imagine being a short-lister for a really desirable consultant post in a prestigious Trust. You sit down with 20...

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The medical career structure is simple. Isn’t it?

Age 15-6 (or possibly even earlier) an interest in a career in medicine is sparked. This then triggers off a whole chain of events. The first is that academic success (often accompanied by hard graft) in the form of good predicted A-level grades (primarily AAA minimum for 2014 but often more). However high grades are...

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