Making your Decision & Career Resources

Making a career decision may be challenging, but it should not be difficult!

There are many resources available to help those making career decisions, and those guiding them in their choices.

Related documents and papers

Career Choice Presentations

Websites: is managed and maintained by Health Education England (HEE). The Health Careers website is the leading source of Labour Market Information (LMI) for all careers in the NHS, Medical careers and Public Health careers in the UK. The website hosts details on over 350 different roles and a wealth of career planning tools.

If you would like to find out more about the ICM in particular then please click the following link to go directly to the medical areas of the site:  


Recommended further reading - ROADs to success

ROADs to Success is a practical career-planning handbook for all postgraduate doctors.

Although published in 2010 the advice and career-planning exercises contained within Caroline Elton and Joan Reids ROADs publication are still relevant to day.  This is a practical approach to career management for Medical students, junior doctors and their supervisors. 

The FICM is grateful to the KSS Deanery and the authors for allowing us to use their resource.