RMBF launches ‘Guide to Alternative Careers for Doctors’

7 January 2011

The Royal Medical Benevolent Fund, in partnership with Working Transitions, has launched a ‘Guide to Alternative Careers for Doctors’, aimed at doctors looking to find inspiration and support when making decisions about career changes.

This accessible guide gives advice and information on a variety of topics, including:

  • Getting back to work after an accident or illness,
  • Getting back to work after GMC suspension,
  • What if I can’t go back to being a doctor,
  • Stepping stones back to work,
  • What else can a doctor do?
  • An A-Z of UK careers,
  • Complementary medicine – a brief career guide,
  • Getting a new job,
  • Job campaigning,
  • Interview technique,
  • Might going back to work mean I’m worse off financially?
  • Keeping your new job,
  • Case studies
  • Sources of information and support.

The sixteen page guide can be downloaded as pdf from the RMBF web site at


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