Sources of Information and Support

www.support4doctors.org

You may find the following sections helpful:

Support groups and resources for doctors with health problems:
http://www.support4doctors.org/organisation.asp?id=51&catid=5

Advice if you’re thinking of changing career, from Rob Nathan, MD of Career Counselling Services - including material on career motivators, drivers and values and on job satisfiers:
http://www.support4doctors.org/advice.asp?id=194

A wide ranging two part interview with Dr Anita Houghton, who has first hand experience of moving in and out of medical careers:
http://www.support4doctors.org/advice.asp?id=165

Career Preparation self appraisal

If you’re interested in a structured way to work through a career preparation self appraisal, try one of the following:
www.open.ac.uk/careers
http://www.windmillsonline.co.uk/interactive/intro1.html

Living on a reduced income

For up to date money saving information, ideas and contacts:
www.moneysavingexpert.com

For price comparisons:
www.comparethemarket.com
www.moneysupermarket.com

Volunteering as a stepping stone back to paid employment

www.reachskills.org.uk
www.timebank.org.uk
www.do-it.org.uk

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