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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7213.860a (Published 25 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:860
  1. Douglas Carnall
  1. BMJ

    It is an embarrassment that the percentage of women consultant surgeons remains in single figures despite almost two decades of sex balanced intake to medical school, and last week the Royal College of Surgeons announced its plans to do something about it (see news p 802). Presumably influenced by its Women in Surgical Training Committee (www.rcseng.ac.uk/public/collmed/boards.htm#wist), it plans …

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