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Clinical and practical advice for newly qualified doctors

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Pakinee Pooprasert ,

Cardiff University, School of Medicine, GB
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Ehinomen Inegbedion

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, GB
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Abstract

Background: Newly qualified doctors beginning their medical career may experience apprehension and uncertainty prior to undertaking their new role. The transition between being a medical student and doctor can be daunting, however it is a pivotal but natural progression in the medical graduate’s career. Aim and Methods: To outline advice and suggestions aimed towards newly qualified doctors which will help ease the transition into their new career. Results: The tips in this article provide a practical guide to starting life as a doctor, based on experience from current newly qualified doctors. Conclusion: These tips can enlighten newly qualified doctors and provide them with the necessary tools and expectations they will encounter within the first few months of working as a doctor.
How to Cite: Pooprasert P, Inegbedion E. Clinical and practical advice for newly qualified doctors. The British Student Doctor Journal. 2021;5(3):48–53.
Published on 01 Jun 2021.
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