Loss of doctors from NHS can be stemmedBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7148.1851a (Published 20 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1851
- Caroline White
The exodus of doctors from the NHS could be prevented by better job opportunities, flexible or part time work, and adequate childcare facilities, concludes a report from the Don't Waste Doctors project in the North West region.
The report shows that although women who left the NHS were twice as likely to intend to return as men, both sexes had the same complaints about working practices.
The research focused on a 10 year cohort of medical graduates from the North West region who were no longer working for the NHS …