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  • The Complete Guide To NHS Pay For Doctors

    • 1 Oct 2021

    An NHS doctor’s salary is more complicated than it might at first appear and varies according to grade, years in role, and where in the UK the job is based. NHS pay is reviewed annually by the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB), who make recommendations to the government; new rates apply from the 1 st of April. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the latest pay scales for NHS doctors in the UK.

  • Professor Timothy Jackson, Professor of Retinal Research, King's College London

    • 23 Jun 2022

    Today, the subject is Professor Timothy Jackson, professor of retinal research at King's College London. Professor Jackson has a strong interest in retinal disease.

  • Dr Simon Broughton, Director of Child's Health, King's College Hospital

    • 16 Jun 2022

    Today, the subject is Dr Simon Broughton, a general paediatrician and Director of Child's Health at King's College Hospital. Dr Broughton holds multiple senior roles in education and training, including the recruitment lead for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

  • Professor Jeanette Dickson, President of the Royal College of Radiologists

    • 12 May 2022

    Today, the subject is Professor Jeanette Dickson, a consultant clinical oncologist and president of the Royal College of Radiologists. Professor Dickson’s main clinical interest is in the multimodal management of thoracic malignancies and she also maintains a strong interest in medical education.

  • Mr Edward Morris, President of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

    • 12 May 2022

    Today, the subject is Mr Edward Morris, a consultant gynaecologist and president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Mr Morris has a strong interest in both menopause and endometriosis.

  • Professor Adrian James, President of Royal College of Psychiatry

    • 24 Mar 2022

    Today, the subject is Professor Adrian James, a consultant forensic psychiatrist in Devon and president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Professor James has held a series of senior leadership roles and has also been heavily involved with the royal college, bringing a quality improvement approach to workforce wellbeing. 

  • Professor Andrew Goddard, President of Royal College of Physician

    • 24 Mar 2022

    Today, the subject is Professor Andrew Goddard, a consultant gastroenterologist and president of the Royal College of Physicians, the youngest president in more than 400 years.

  • Professor Mike Osborn, President of Royal College of Pathologists

    • 24 Mar 2022

    Today, the subject is Professor Michael Osborn, a consultant histopathologist and president of the Royal College of Pathologists. Professor Osborn divides his time between post-mortems, diagnostic gastrointestinal histopathology, bowel screening and medical education.

  • Get your CV checked through BMJ

    • 9 Nov 2021

    BMJ Careers has partnered with a team of experts in medical CV writing to offer a comprehensive CV checking service - access this service here.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    • 5 Oct 2021

    A cardiothoracic surgeon is a doctor who performs surgery on the heart, lungs, and other thoracic structures.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Oncology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    An Oncologist’s job usually revolves around making cancer diagnosis, discussing the treatment options with the patient and arranging and overseeing the drug treatment and the entire therapy process.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Occupational Medical Physician

    • 5 Oct 2021

    This guide will reveal the opportunities available when you elect to follow a career in occupational medicine and the key milestones towards becoming a consultant occupational medical physician.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Ophthalmology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Ophthalmologists are doctors who diagnose, treat and prevent diseases of the eye and visual system.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Infectious Disease Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    The Role Of An Infectious Disease Doctor: Infectious disease doctors are involved in diagnosing, investigating and treating patients with infections.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Intensive Care Medicine Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) doctors, also termed critical care medicine doctors or intensivists, treat patients with potential, present or recent life-threatening organ system failure.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Obstetrics and Gynaecology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    This article provides an insight into obstetrics and gynaecology and a guide to becoming a consultant in the specialty.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

    • 5 Oct 2021

    An oral and maxillofacial (OMF) surgeon specialises in diagnosing and treating patients with diseases affecting the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, jaws, face, and neck.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming An ENT Surgeon/Otolaryngologist

    • 5 Oct 2021

    This article aims to provide you with great insight into otolaryngology as a profession and guide you on your journey to becoming an ENT surgeon.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Haematology Doctor (Including Blood Transfusion)

    • 5 Oct 2021

    As a pathology specialty, haematology is at the interface of clinical and laboratory medicine and comprises holistic involvement in patient care that extends from laboratory examination of haematological tissue to treatment administration.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Neurophysiology Doctor

    • 5 Oct 2021

    Neurophysiology is a clinical and diagnostic branch of medicine consisting of a combination of neurology and physiology.