Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2018

688 Pages | 123 colour line drawings and halftones


ISBN: 9780198813538

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Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Fifth Edition

Tim Raine, George Collins, Catriona Hall, Nina Hjelde, Consultant editor James Dawson, Stephan Sanders, and Simon Eccles

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • The best-selling guide to surviving the first two years as a doctor
  • Features the things that medical school doesn't teach you, such as administrative tasks, communication, ethics, and impact of social media
  • Includes the latest changes to the curriculum and junior doctor contracts

New to this Edition:

  • Updated in line with new guidelines from NICE, the British Thoracic Society, Resuscitation Council UK, and MHRA
  • Includes the latest changes to the Foundation Programme curriculum and junior doctor contracts, and a new section to demystify the NHS structure for Foundation Programme doctors
  • Updated key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner
  • Includes a new, standalone chapter on psychiatry for the Foundation Programme doctor
  • Streamlined design that maintains strong use of colour for a user-friendly reading experience

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