Dr Shafiq’s Experience of MRCPsych Exam

Please note this blog was written in Oct 2019. The MRCPsych exam regulations and format may change with time.

HOW I PASSED MRCPSYCH EXAMS IN FIRST ATTEMPT

I did my core training in psychiatry from August 2016 till July 2019 in North east deanery. Just a brief overview about exams in MRCPsych. There are 3 exams:

Continue reading Dr Shafiq’s Experience of MRCPsych Exam

Dr Sehrish Shafiq’s Experience of Core Psychiatry Training.

MY JOURNEY IN CORE PSYCHIATRY TRAINING

I did my core training in psychiatry from August 2016 till July 2019 in North east deanery. Just a brief overview about why I chose north east, me and my husband wanted to start training at the same time in August 2016 and he wanted to go into medicine and we were told by our colleagues is that if you apply in north east there is a better chance of you getting the training together in the same deanery and we just did it. At that time, we only worked in NHS for hardly 9-10 months in total.

Continue reading Dr Sehrish Shafiq’s Experience of Core Psychiatry Training.

Dr Mukhtar’s experience of securing Core Psychiatry Training

Introduction

I have recently been offered a Core Psychiatry Training post following the second round of national recruitment. I am writing a detailed account of my experience here for aspirant candidates who wish to apply for psychiatry in the upcoming round and further rounds. This includes how I have utilized my work experience in the NHS to match the person specifications for Core Psychiatry Training. Also, some tips on how to write the CV, organize and present your portfolio, and the how to approach the scenario station in the interview.

Continue reading Dr Mukhtar’s experience of securing Core Psychiatry Training

MTI in Psychiatry by Dr Amit Chougule

My Journey towards MTI Psychiatry post in the UK

Background:

I completed my post-graduation in Psychiatry from India in 2017. I was one step away from becoming a consultant Psychiatrist in India. One fine day I came across an advertisement for an NHS job on a WhatsApp group. It was about recruitment by NHS Wales trust in collaboration with British association of Doctors of Indian Origin (BAPIO).

Continue reading MTI in Psychiatry by Dr Amit Chougule

Getting into MTI Psychiatry by Dr Mehak Nagpal

Introduction:

My interaction with Dr Ahmed was one of the experiences that made me reflect on a series of very positive and motivating incidents that shaped my journey into this country and when he suggested that I write about it, I was more than grateful at the chance.

Continue reading Getting into MTI Psychiatry by Dr Mehak Nagpal

Experience of Core Psychiatry Training by Dr Jennifer Rankin

My experience of Core Psychiatry Training by Dr Jen Rankin

Getting in!

I applied for Core Psych Training after completing Core Medical Training. I decided that I wanted a more family friendly and flexible working career and psychiatry appealed to me. The application form was done online and was reasonably straight forward. It was useful having completed some audits, Work Placed based Assessments and teaching during Foundation Years and CMT so I had a well rounded portfolio.

Continue reading Experience of Core Psychiatry Training by Dr Jennifer Rankin