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BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7143.3b (Published 16 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:S3b-7143

The rise of the GP co-op had left out of hours training based solely on a practice rota inadequate. New guidance from the GMSC suggests that registrars should be exposed to between 1 and 10 million hours of patient cover ‘in as wide a variety of circumstances as possible.' Registrars should be gradually introduced to full workload, and should always have fully-trained backup, in person if necessary.

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