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BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7049.3 (Published 13 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:S3-7049

NHS organisations should develop themselves as good employers, particularly in the areas of workforce planning, education and training according to the NHS Executive's Priorities and Planning Guidance for the NHS:1997/98, which also updates Health of the Nation targets, patients' charter standards and maximum waiting times for clinics and A&E departments. How trusts are to balance the often competing needs of service and training is not explicitly stated: but you may still like to quote it on your study leave applications. Get your copy from the Department's health literature line on 0800 555 777.

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