Letters MMC

Raging against MTAS (UK Medical Training Application Service)

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39150.444340.BE (Published 15 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:549
  1. Morris J Brown, professor of clinical pharmacology (mjb14@hermes.cam.ac.uk)
  1. University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 2QQ

    A suggested definition of MTAS (Medical Training Application Service) for Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) for Wikipedia1: “Appointment of doctors by lottery, plagiarism and creative writing; sacrifice of skill and track record at the altar of political correctness. Like a bad dream, consultants desert patients for days on end to read fragments of applications and interview …

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