So you have decided to take an F3/GAP year (or more). This could be for a variety of reasons - To gain key skills and experience for a speciality application, prepare audits, research, posters, take or retake exams, post-gradaute study and travel/recharge your batteries after Foundation/Core training to name a few. The F3 year is increasingly becoming a popular option, this article shows how quickly the popularity has grown over recent years.
The following resources/links will highlight key considerations and information to enable you to effectively plan an F3/GAP year that meets your personal and professional needs
General F3/GAP resources compiled by Medics
Work & travel abroad
Non-training clincial jobs (staff grade & locum)