Not good enoughBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2947 (Published 11 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2947
- Christopher Brown, ST2 doctor in trauma and orthopaedics, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
We had just arrived in France for a week’s skiing. I checked my email in the hotel lobby, and there it was—the outcome of my specialty trainee level 3 (ST3) interview. “You were well below the standard we expect of registrars in this deanery. You will not proceed to ST3 but instead will go onto an ST2-3 transition post.” Suddenly, my guaranteed run-through training had suffered a year long hiccup.
Although I’m not one of those people who always knew they …