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Junior doctors object to “tax on training”

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7086.993i (Published 05 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:993
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Junior hospital doctors are angry at the practice that some royal colleges have adopted in levying compulsory fees–in addition to examination fees–for taking part in and completing specialist training. They are also concerned about the Specialist Training Authority's (STA) decision to charge £250 ($400) for issuing the certificate of specialist training and to charge £1000 for an appeal.

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