Watching the next generationBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7560.207-a (Published 20 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:207
- Kevin Barraclough, general practitioner
- Painswick, Gloucestershire
I am visiting my old university town with my daughter for an open day. It is hot and summery and buzzing with future expectations. Parents, students, and tourists are wandering around in a haze of tension and sun cream.
I look at what the prospective students are expected to know now and at what their curriculum proposes teaching them, and I am astonished. The level of understanding required has progressed so far …