Useful Resources

Websites, apps & courses we’d recommend

Useful Websites

NHS Specialty Training

Health Education England’s Website for applying to specialty training. Recruitment information, person specifications for different programmes, guidance for applications and much more

NHS Oriel

The national recruitment portal for applying onto any UK training programme

NHS Jobs

Trust jobs for different post i.e. FY1, FY2 etc

English test for GMC


PassMedicine has provided quality online revision for medical exams. Questions are written by practising doctors. We have a strong ethos of only providing quality, relevant questions and teaching notes.


GMC works to protect patient safety and improve medical education and practice across the UK. See the different ways we do this, learn how we set and deliver our aims, and meet the people behind our work.


The BMJ is a weekly peer-reviewed medical trade journal, published by the trade union the British Medical Association (BMA). The BMJ has editorial freedom from the BMA. It is one of the world's oldest general medical journals.

Royal Colleges

Information, training, grants and resources about a specific career

Useful Apps

Geeky meds

The Geeky Medics app provides a comprehensive collection of clinical skills guides in an intuitive interface.


The microbiology app, again trust-specific. Will have all the up-to-date trust antimicrobial protocols and guidelines divided up into conditions and body systems giving you the first line and second line regimes as well as what to prescribe if the patient is penicillin allergic. Avoids you having to search the intranet for the guideline and is quick and easy to use.

Dr Toolbox

A how-to guide designed to help new doctors and updated by current/previous junior doctors who worked at the trust as a handover guide to help the new cohort.


App for clinical calculators


Quick refresher of the resuscitation algorithms

Pocket Dr

Aimed at junior doctors working on calls/ nights or when you get called to see a patient with a high NEWS.

NHS safe guarding

A resource of the most up to date safeguarding guidance & regional contact information


An essential app for all grades – really simple to use. Essentially it is a portable BNF and you can quickly find a medication (by actual drug name or brand name) with indications, doses/ routes, monitoring requirements and check drug interactions.

Useful Courses

Life Support Courses

A variety of options from Intermediate Life Support, Advanced Life Support, Paediatric Life Support, Trauma Life Support etc.

These courses give you an insight into managing an arrest scenario and the teams that may be involved.

These courses will also help improve the way you assess patients using the national systematic approach - A-E etc.

Cost – Depends on Course and Location

National Catheter Course

A free course provided at St. Peters hospital or online. It will help with skills needed for inserting catheters and problems associated with them

Cost - Free


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