Failure of consultant expansionBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6972.130a (Published 14 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:130
- Paul Aveyard
- Registrar in public health Warwickshire Health, Warwick CV34 4DE
EDITOR,—Stephen Brearley is right to bemoan the lack of progress towards a consultant led service but is too pessimistic.1 It is important to look not just at the years leading to an appointment as a consultant but also at the years after that appointment. Here, continuing medical education has a role.
In the past many people have seen the achievement of the consultant grade as having “made it.” This is …