Only a third of adverts for vocational trainees result in an appointmentBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7003.514 (Published 19 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:514
- Alexandern Nicholson
- Trainee general practitioner Griminish Surgery, Benbecula, Western Isles PA88 5QA
EDITOR,--There has been much in the medical press lately concerning the falling popularity of vocational training for general practice. The practice in which I work advertised in the issue of the BMJ published on 4 February for a trainee to start in August. There was little interest, so six weeks after the advertisement appeared I wrote to all the other practices that had advertised in that issue to determine their experiences.
I sent out a letter …