We recognise that preparing for consultancy can be challenging. In this section we offer practical advice on applying for your first consultancy post, through to negotiating your job plan, achieving a work/life balance and beyond.
Watch our hints and tips video, with advice from a number of consultant surgeons.
The NHS is a rapidly evolving organisation and the role and responsibilities of the consultant are also changing. Such changes provide excellent opportunities for consultants to be at the forefront of delivering care to patients, planning, modernising and leading clinical advances.
We hope that our resources will support you in negotiating your own pathway to a fulfilling consultant career.