Letters National qualifying exams

Authors have missed gap between theory and reality

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1783 (Published 23 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1783
  1. Roderick Neilson, consultant haematologist1
  1. 1Forth Valley NHS Acute Services Division, Scotland, Falkirk FK1 5QE
  1. roderick.neilson{at}nhs.net

    On first reading, who can disagree with what Ricketts and Archer say?1 However, look closer. On checking the GMC register, only one of them is actually registered, but not on either the specialist or general practitioner register. They may well be able to guarantee the ability of their institution’s new medical graduates, but they seem to do it from within an educational bubble, whose …

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