Medical Specialty Training 2014


MMC Doctors

The new specialty selection test

The specialty selection test for applicants to the first year of specialty and core training will be piloted in January 2014. Alison Carr and Bill Irish discuss the background to the test and describe how it will be implemented and assessed.

Changing specialty

Trainees who are thinking of changing specialty must consider a range of issues. Karyn Ayre discusses her own experience changing from surgery to psychiatry

Broad based training: the story so far

Jo Rowell and colleagues outline the first steps that the new core training programme has made in recruiting junior doctors