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BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7055.3 (Published 24 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:S3-7055

The number of doctors and dentists in England has risen by 19% over the past ten years, according to the Department of Health's most recent Statistical Bulletin. Hospital medical staff increased 27% since 1985, with the 3.2% average annual growth in the number of consultants outstripping the 2.3% growth rate in the number of juniors.

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