SHOs unaware of new August start dateBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6935.1043b (Published 16 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1043
- T J S Chesser,
- F M E Wadsworth
- Frenchay Hospital, Bristol BS16 1LE.
EDITOR, - The NHS Management Executive issued a directive on 4 January concerning the introduction of compulsory induction courses for new preregistration house officers starting in post this August.1 This entails changing the starting dates for hospital medical and dental posts. A compulsory extension of all junior doctors' contracts begins with those expecting to finish jobs on 31 July: they will now be required to remain in their present posts for the …