8 Career Boosting Events for Doctors this Autumn

Abeyna Jones Posted by Abeyna Jones on August 30, 2016

September heralds Career change season for most medical professionals; accompanied with several large scale conferences to satisfy the masses. Take a look at a few below to see whether they may be worth your while..

NHS Expo 2016 – 7-8th September, Manchester

NHS Healthcare Innovation Expo. Yes, you’ve read right ‘Innovation’ and ‘NHS’ in the same sentence! This is the second expo for forward thinking physicians based in Manchester Central. This 2 day action packed multiprofessional conference promotes quality patient care through dynamic technology. Boasting a diverse range of speakers extending to Ruby Wax (?), this is an excellent opportunity to get in with the NHS in-crowd who are scheming beyond the rainbow for the future of healthcare.

Ticket prices: From £120 + VAT


Management Consultancy Recruitment for Doctors Workshop – 30th Sept, London

Considering a career in Management Consultancy? Want to shape up your CV, understand the interview process and meet recruiters for both boutique consultancies and the Big 4? Stand a real chance of getting a job at this 3 hour workshop designed for ambitious doctors.

Ticket prices: £30 with ACW ticket, £55 stand alone


Alternative Careers & Wellbeing for Doctors – 30th Sept – 1st Oct

Needs no introduction on this site – our signature annual event boasting 55 speakers, 25+ recruiters and more from both clinical and non-clinical settings. This event is unique as the only opportunity you’ll have to spend some real quality time picking the brains of doctors who have successfully broken away from conventional careers. Wellbeing is the core of our activities. The event is preceeded with the Doing it Differently Networking Event with some exciting headlining speakers. Find out more..

Ticket prices: £69+ subsidised –  £149+


UK Physician Health Summit – 10th Oct, London

No career booster is successful without some serious insights into your own wellbeing. Join Clare Gerada and the London Practitioner Health Programme in discussing the need for Physician Health services and how to cope in the workplace with techniques for prevention.

Ticket prices: £150+VAT

BMJ Careers Fair – 21-22 Oct

If you’d prefer to focus on traditional career opportunities, the BMJ Careers fair has been a solid entity in autumn event timetables for several years now. Mingle with specialty reps, NHS trusts and more to plan your next move within medicine.

Ticket prices: Free for exhibition, £25+ for seminars


BDL Accelerate Healthtech Hackathon – 2-4 November, Beirut

Fancy an all expenses paid trip to Lebanon to spend a few working with 100+ physicians, coders, designers, marketing & business experts from around the world to build innovative and disruptive concepts?

Look no further than the first ever Hackathon at the popular Banque du Liban (BDL) 3rd accelerate conference.

Teams will work for 48 hours and deliver a beta-prototype on the final day. The best projects will have the opportunity to be on the main stage at BDL Accelerate.

The hackathon is part of the BDL Accelerate conference with famous speakers such as Steve Wozniak (co-founder of Apple) and expected 10,000 delegates.

If interested, get in touch using the Contact form below.


GIANT  – 16-19 November, London

Global Innovation and New Technology’s first mega-conference at London South Bank celebrates content from Fittech (Fitness and Technology) to  Uberisation of health: sector cross-fertilisation (from fintech, defence, cosmetics, retail)… and everything in between.

Ticket prices: Start at £49 for NHS staff, otherwise £149 and climbing!


Leaders in Healthcare Conference – 31 Oct – 2nd Nov, Liverpool

This partnership between NHS England, BMJ and FMLM is ideal for medical leaders from medical students to retired Consultants. A highly desirable networking and educational opportunity, ambitious doctors would be exceptionally confident to miss it.

Ticket prices: £80 for students, average £250+


HSJ Emerging Leaders – 10-11 November, Hampshire

Stepping up from the leaders, this event curates the next senior leaders of the NHS at the HSJ Summit. If you’re aspiring to work at board level position in the next few years, (or wish to spend more time with Jeremy Hunt and Simon Stevens), this is event is probably for you – even if you’ve already ’emerged’ so to speak..

Ticket prices: £299+


Any further suggestions for upcoming events? Let us know using the contact form below!

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