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Training doctors in the new English NHS: The real challenge to the medical profession

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7558.99-b (Published 06 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:99
  1. James Penston, consultant physician (james.penston@nlg.nhs.uk)
  1. Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 7BH

    EDITOR—Hutchinson has done us all a favour.1 Her article—full of unfounded assumptions and opinion disguised as fact—merely draws attention to the poverty of the arguments of those promoting NHS reforms. Moreover, her case is poorly served by an excess of tiresome jargon. Apparently, if medical training is to assist the “cultural change,” we need to “role model …

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