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  1. Nuclear medicine

    Nuclear medicine doctors use radioactive substances to examine the physiological processes in diseases. This can help with the diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening or chronic conditions.

    Training usually starts with a five year first degree in medicine. 2 years foundation doctor training, 2 years core training (CT1-2), followed by 6 years specialists training (ST3-8). This period of training will include your royal college exams. Length of training can vary according to your circumstances.
    Doctors may work up to 48 hours a week. The working hours may sometimes extend beyond the normal working day to include early mornings, evenings and weekends, on call unlikely. Pay scales (2017): Consultants earn between £76,761 and £103,490.
    For this role you will have good observational skills, enjoy problem-solving, and have good IT skills. You'll have the ability to make an accurate recording of your results, and have an interest in physics, mathematics, chemistry, physiology, self-development and self-improvement. You'll be a good communicator and have excellent team working skills to support your role.
    There are 49 consultants in nuclear medicine in England in 2016. Opportunities exist for research and teaching.
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