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Study did not mention preregistration year in general practice

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7223.1502 (Published 04 December 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1502
  1. Joe Wilton, trainer of general practitioner preregistration house officers, 1985-95 (joe.wilton@lineone.net)
  1. 14 Kingsmeadow Road, Peebles EH45 9EN

    EDITOR—The paper by Stewart et al identifying appropriate tasks for preregistration house officers continues the important debate about defining their job description, in terms of both educational and service components.1 It makes no mention, however, of preregistration house officers in general practice.

    In 1997 the General Medical Council published its new recommendations for the preregistration house officer year.2 The report gives support and guidance specific to preregistration house officers in general practice. In August 1998 over 30 new preregistration …

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