Monday, 1 March 2010

March Offer of the Month

Here at Developmedica we pride ourselves on offering great value for money across our entire range of products and services, and to that end we have a new Offer of the Month for March.

Currently, up until Wednesday March 31st, the price of our Medical Teaching Course for Doctors has been cut by £50.00, reducing the price to just £549.00!

Recently improved upon and expanded for 2010, the programme looks at how, in a practical way, doctors can enhance their teaching methods in formal and informal settings. The course encourages delegates, via an action plan, to implement the teaching skills and techniques they have learned into their daily practice in a clinical setting.

Doctors of any grade will benefit from the informative nature of the programme. Our Teach The Teacher course is CPD accredited (worth 12 CPD points) and adheres to the standards of the Medical Leadership Competency Framework, which encourages doctors to become more involved in the teaching of others.

You can find out more information about this limited offer by visiting our Medical Teaching Course for Doctors page.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Developmedica published in latest issue of GP newspaper

The founder and Managing Director of Developmedica, Matt Green, has been featured in this latest issue (19th February 2010) of GP newspaper. In his article “How to… Put together a business plan”, Matt explains why GP practices need an up-to-date business plan and how best to compile one.

The article supplies some top tips for a GP practice business plan, including:

• Keep it succinct and to the point – it should not exceed 12 pages
• Be realistic about what the practice can achieve
• Ensure goals and targets are achievable and keep your objectives SMART – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely

To find out some of Developmedica's products and services aimed at GPs and General Practice trainees, visit our General Practice page.

Monday, 8 February 2010

Medical School Bursary eLearning Course

Developmedica are pleased to announce the launch of a new eLearning course and Medical School bursary to assist with those considering applying to Medical School.

Completely free, the eLearning course offers highly useful information to regarding Medical School applications, and at the end of the course an opportunity to enter into our bursary for prospective medical students.

Visit the Medical School Bursary eLearning Course to subscribe for free.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

ST Application madness!

The huge interest in our ST support services has had our phones ringing off the hook! So book now to avoid disappointment! Visit the Developmedica website to find out more about our services relevant to applying to ST posts.

Monday, 7 December 2009

BMJ Careers publish nMRCGP AKT article written by Developmedica

Developmedica consistently strive to the meet the career development and training needs of doctors in the UK and consequently our guide to the nMRCGP Applied Knowledge Test is now available for purchase for those seeking assistance in progressing through their general practice training.

The Applied Knowledge Test is a computer-based three hour paper consisting of 200 questions, currently offered three times a year, which all general practice trainees must now sit during their specialty training.

In an article published on the BMJ Careers website, and co-written by one of the authors of ‘Succeeding In The nMRCGP AKT’, Chirag Mehta, the importance of careful and thorough preparation prior to the examination is made clear.

To read the article on the BMJ Careers website, visit here.

If you are interested in our revision guide, which includes over 500 questions and a full mock text, then click the link above.

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

BMJ Careers upload podcast on interview skills featuring Developmedica associate

BMJ Careers have today uploaded a podcast featuring an interview with GP ST1 Trainee Dr Vidya Thavamkankanthi at the BMJ 2009 Careers Fair in London after giving several talks on behalf of Developmedica.

The podcast features Dr Thavamkankanthi discussing interview skills and preparation and giving advice on exactly interview panels are looking for in a candidate, and how to present yourself in the best possible light.

To hear the podcast for yourself on the BMJ Careers site, visit here.

For more information on our range of CV & application services, visit here.

Monday, 23 November 2009

Developmedica attend Cardiff Deanery's 'Medical Careers Information Day'

Near the end of last month, on Saturday 24th October, Developmedica was in attendance at the Medical Careers Information Day held by the Cardiff Deanery at Cardiff University which was aimed at prospective medical students and early career doctors.

Developmedica presented a range of enthusiastically received talks to those in attendance, including such topics as: presentation skills, teaching skills, time management and building your leadership and management profile.

Relationship Manager, Paula Duriez, expressed her satisfaction with the interest shown in Developmedica’s range of products and services: “Even in the beginning stages of your medical career it is vital that one is already thinking of and preparing for the future which is part of the message we were trying to deliver today. It’s also a pleasure to talk with medical students and recently graduate doctors about their career development and learning needs and this weekend was a great success.”

Developmedica is grateful for the opportunity to have been invited to attend by the Cardiff Deanery and look forward to further talks and presentations around the UK in the future.

To read a news article about this on the Developmedica website, click here.