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.

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How Dr Zia secured her Psychiatry ST training post.

Overview of process for ST4 Application in Psychiatry (for IMGs) by Dr Wajiha Zia

Introduction:

In this blog I will go through the steps I had to take to apply for ST4 seats in General Adult Psychiatry and hurdles which you can come across.

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Dr Shroff’s Experience of securing Core Psychiatry Training

Introduction

This article lays out the guidance vis-à-vis my perspectives on how to approach the core training interview. Before we delve in, let’s do some background. I finished medical school in 2017 September, sat my PLAB 1 in March 2018, PLAB 2 in November 2018 and entered core training in Psychiatry with national rank 33 among nearly 100 applicants in Round 1 readvert. I am 25 years old and I’ll have 30 months of experience when I start my CT1 this August, with 4 months of UK Experience.

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Dr. Nacharin’s Experience of securing Psychiatry Core Training by scoring highly on SRA

In this blog post, Dr. Nacharin is sharing his experience of scoring highly on MSRA, which led him to bypass the interview stage of Core Psychiatry Training recruitment and he received an offer of appointment.

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Dr. Chirag Shroff’s experience of securing first Psychiatry job

In this blog post, Dr. Chirag Shroff kindly shares his experience of securing his first psychiatry non-training job in the UK following PLAB.

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