European GPs raise profileBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6963.1186 (Published 05 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1186
- T Richards
All doctors should have postgraduate training in general practice before they start higher training schemes, says a European consensus report on future training in general practice. Those who then wish to become general practitioners will have to undergo a further three years' training, half of which should be in general practice.
The duration of this mandatory exposure to general practice is not specified, but doctors could be asked to do a preregistration job in general practice in addition to the traditional …