Neurologists manage diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Neurology is a hugely rewarding specialty that has been transformed in the last 20 years by new technology and interventions.
Haematology is the specialty responsible for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of benign and malignant disorders of the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and the coagulation system in adults and children.
Infectious diseases is a fascinating and rapidly changing specialty which offers the opportunity to see a wide range of patients, combine laboratory and clinical skills, and spend time in research or working abroad in specialist centres.
Gastroenterology is one of the most diverse and exciting specialties available to the budding physician who not only relishes the prospect of looking after acutely sick and chronically unwell patients, but also enjoys the challenge of carrying out technical procedures that are sometimes very demanding.