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BMJ 1996; 313 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7059.3a (Published 21 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:S3a-7059

Half of the full time basic salary of a junior doctor is currently funded by the employing trust, and half by the postgraduate dean. A new NHS Executive consultation document examines the consequences of altering the funding balance between postgraduate deans and trusts and suggests that in the longer term a more sophisticated funding system should be used.

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