Allergy medicine is concerned with treating the millions of people who suffer from allergic diseases
Audiological medicine is concerned with the investigation, diagnosis and management of hearing, balance and communication disorders.
Acute medicine is concerned with recognising, diagnosing and treating sick patients and focuses on the management of hospital inpatients with life-threatening or urgent medical problems.
Clinical Genetics is concerned with the diagnosis of disorders and birth defects caused by genetics.
Clinical Neurophysiology (or clinical physiology) is closely linked to neurosciences and is concerned with investigating neurological disease using techniques which record the electrical properties of neutral tissue and muscle.
Cardiology is concerned with the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiovascular diseases
A relatively new specialty, immunology is concerned with diagnosing and managing patients with deficient and disordered immune systems.
Clinical Pharmacology and therapeutics is concerned with all aspects of drug therapy in clinical practice, from basic mechanisms to practical prescribing.
Dermatology is concerned with the study and treatment of skin disease, which is an extremely common condition.
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Endocrinology and diabetes is concerned with conditions where hormone action is disturbed.
Gastroenterology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of all gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases.
General Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine is concerned with the management of adult patients who develop urgent or life-threatening medical problems, and specialists have responsibility for acute emergencies and ongoing care.
Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) is concerned with sexually transmitted infections and patients with HIV
Geriatric medicine is concerned with preventing, improving and curing of illness in older people, as well as considering the social aspects of these illnesses.
This specialty is concerned with infectious diseases, which are cause by microscopic forms of life such as bacteria, viruses and fungi.
Intensive Care Medicine
Intensive care medicine is concerned with the management of patients who are either critically ill or require high dependency care.
Medical Oncology is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with cancer.
Medical Ophthalmology is concerned with the diagnosis and medical treatment of people with disorders of vision.
Neurology is concerned with the diagnosis and management of diseases of the nervous system.
Occupational medicine is concerned with the diagnoses, management and prevention of disease linked to the workplace.
Palliative medicine is concerned with supporting patients with life-threatening and advanced illnesses that cannot be cured.
Pharmaceutical medicine is concerned with all aspects relating to the marketing of medicines.
Rehabilitation medicine is concerned with providing medical advice and treatment for adults with complex disabilities.
Renal medicine (or nephrology) is concerned with the management of patients with kidney disease.
Respiratory medicine is concerned with the treatment of all lung diseases.
Rheumatology is concerned with the care of patients with musculoskeletal conditions including conditions that affect the joints, bones, muscles and soft tissues.
Sport and Exercise Medicine
Sports and exercise medicine is concerned with medical conditions and injuries of patients who want to participate in sport or exercise and considers the role of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of illnesses.