Foundation programme support

These pages provide advice for your transition from medical studies to foundation training. Find out about the key people who can provide support and read a case study on surviving your first night shift.

The move from medical school to foundation training can be a difficult transition. 

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During your induction you should make sure you know the key people you can turn to for support or for opportunities to make the most of your foundation years. These can include:

Find out about a foundation trainee who received extra support.

Find out from the RCP website how Dr Jenny du Feu survived her first night shift.

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