Are you considering studying medicine and want to know more?
Below we've listed some useful websites and pages that can help provide more information. The recommendations came from Megan Sutherland, who did work experience in NES and who wants to do medicine.
About applying to medicine
Scottish Medical Schools:
Deciding on a specialty
The medical Royal Colleges all have sections on their websites for careers and information about the specialties they cover. You can google the specialty you are interested in but many of the most informative ones are listed here:
It is useful to read through from the perspective of someone already in the work environment, so it helps to give an insight into what the roles can offer and if it would suit you.
Useful information on the Foundation training stage after university and going on to train as a GP or a consultant. It is easy to understand these sections to get an idea of what happens in the early years of a medical career. It also shows where foundation training can be done and what choice of locations there are.