After medical school

About to graduate? What to do next on your general practice journey?

Planning for your intern year and beyond? It’s easy to get swept up in the hospital specialties during your hospital training, but remember you can gain valuable experience in general practice while in the hospital setting too. Even if you are undecided about your future career direction, these hospital experiences will help your career in general practice or any other specialty.

1. Join the Going Places Network
This peer group club for junior doctors is the hospital equivalent of the General Practice Students Network (GPSN). It’s a fun way to find out more about general practice or network with others who have similar interests. For further details, visit

2. Choose GP-friendly hospital rotations
Choosing the right hospital and rotations as an intern and beyond can help ease the way to a career in general practice.

3. Attend a general practice careers night at your hospital
Coming along to a general practice careers night at your hospital is a great way to find out more about a general practice career and what the training involves.