Women consultantsBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6932.859e (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:859
- Julia Cumberlege
- Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS.
Editor,--Geoffrey Chamberlain writes about the need for flexibility in employment practices for senior medical appointments in order to retain women doctors in the NHS.1 I share his concerns, as women doctors invest considerable effort in their careers and the NHS considerable resources in training them. I am also anxious that, whenever possible, patients should have access to the most appropriate professional …