Junior doctors' hours

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7012.1093c (Published 21 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1093
  1. Christopher Wong
  1. Senior house officer Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Cardiff CF1 1SZ

    Committee response was ignorant

    EDITOR,--I could not have hoped for a better reply to my letter on junior doctors' hours than that from Keith Reid.1 It sums up the ignorance of the Junior Doctors' Committee about the basic concept of training. Training in any profession requires exposure and practice: practice makes perfect. To gain experience in medicine one has to be exposed to clinical situations. It …

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