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Support at work

With our in-depth knowledge and expertise, we can offer you a range of practical, step-by-step tools, answers to FAQs and guidance on some of the important topics you face on a day to day basis.

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An annual appraisal is key to demonstrating your fitness to practice whatever your branch of practice.

Time for your appraisal?


Doctors from various branches of practice have a role to play in commissioning.

We can help you with what you need to know.


Contract guidance for all branches of practice including model contracts, FAQs and helpful guides.

BMA members - get your contract checked for free.


Helpful guidance on the legal and ethical issues you encounter in your clinical practice.

Practical tool kits on specialist subjects.

European Working Time Directive (EWTD)

An EU initiative designed to prevent employers from forcing their workforce to work excessively long hours.

Also known within the UK as Working Time Regulations (WTR).

GP practices

Running a GP practice faces many challenges and day-to-day issues.

We provide useful guidance to help you.


Immigration law is complex and changes frequently.

Whatever your status, you need to keep up to date.

Life and work in the UK

A new life in a different country can be a challenge.

If you are new to the UK, we have guidance to support your work and your life.

Occupational health

Advice on all aspects of occupational health both for managing patients and for doctors.

Get practical advice and support.

Pay and Fees

Latest available pay scales for doctors in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Advice on the most common pay and fee related queries.


Pensions are a complex and changing issue for doctors.

We offer guidance on the 1995, 2008 and 2015 sections of the NHS pension scheme.

Private practice

Maintaining a private practice can be challenging.

Our guidance takes you through the process, pitfalls and opportunities of private practice.

Raising concerns

You have a duty to protect patients and colleagues if you are aware of misconduct that may lead to harm to others.

We offer guidance, reassurance and support in these circumstances.


Redundancy can be a complex area of employment law.

Our guidance gives you an overview of the procedures - it is not a definitive guide to those regulations.


Revalidation is the process for doctors to assure the GMC that they are up to date and fit to practice.

Prepare for your revalidation.

Working parents

Your leave, pay and contract can all be affected by maternity and paternity.

Not sure where to start? Get all the information you need.

Your well-being

Problems and issues at work can take hold of us at anytime, and can often feel difficult to manage on our own.

We provide free services and provide on-going support and advice to help you through difficult times.

BMJ Learning

Hundreds of evidence-based, peer-reviewed modules. Tools to track CPD and record learning reflections. 

Updating your knowledge. Helping you care for patients.

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The BMJ is one of the world's top four medical journals. 

It offers more than 50 peer-reviewed specialist journals across a range of medical and allied science fields.

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Gain access to Medline or request a search from our clinical librarian.

Searches cover Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, HMIC and Cochrane library databases.

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