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Trainee information

Further help and support

This list of resources is not intended to be exhaustive, but to stimulate your thinking around how you can thrive in a career in medicine. The external sites and publications have been recommended by trainees or trainers within the Deanery.


Further support from Scotland Deanery


Health and wellbeing


Understanding and fostering resilience


Practical tips and time management



  • No Regrets on Sunday: Seven Days Can Change Your Life (2010: Peter Hawkins)
  • What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine (2014: Danielle Ofri)
  • Inside-Out: The Practice of Resilience (2015: Sven Hansen)
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow (2012:Daniel Kahneman)
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (2004: Stephen R. Covey)
  • Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: The New Science of Optimism and Pessimism (2013: Elaine Fox




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