Pay & Tax

Most doctors don't understand how their pay is calculated. This puts them at risk of being overtaxed, underpaid or not claiming back tax on GMC, BMA, …

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Pneumonia

In this article, we will focus on more practical concerns when managing a patient with pneumonia for junior doctors. Covid-19 is not discussed here.  …

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Managing patients with CKD

In whichever specialty you work, you will encounter large numbers of patients with chronic kidney disease and this will impact many components of their ca…

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Orthogeriatrics

Fragility fractures in the elderly As a junior doctor on call, in geriatrics or in orthopaedics - you will frequently look after frail and elderly patie…

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Preparing for FY1

Being an FY1 is what this entire website is dedicated to, however, this is a collation of the most salient points. Links are included for dedicated articl…

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DKA and HHS

You've found a patient is  hyperglycaemic  & either they are ketotic or have significant hyperglycaemia (>30mmol/L) and so you suspect DKA or H…

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Parkinson’s Disease

In this article, we will present several common scenarios involving Parkinson’s disease (PD) that F1 doctors might face on the ward or on call. We will no…

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