- By: Maxine Patel
Before you start a new post, telephone the current postholder to ask for details on what to expect. Contact the personnel department to check the details of your starting time and venue. Ensure that you arrive on time.
The triage method demonstrates that prioritising works even if all tasks seem equally important and urgent. On the wards, urgency allows critical illness to supersede elective work but meeting the routine deadlines of ward rounds is as important.