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Medical professionalism is under threat, say eight in 10 aspiring British doctors

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7528.1292-f (Published 01 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1292
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Most trainee doctors and medical students in the United Kingdom believe that high public expectations of what medicine can do and too many targets in the health service are reducing doctors' autonomy and will drive colleagues out of the profession, a survey has found.

    The survey of more than 2000 trainee doctors and medical students, which was carried out by the trainees committee of the Royal College of Physicians, found that eight …

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