Letters The “curse of the registrar”

Time for a radical rethink on specialist training

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6758 (Published 09 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6758
  1. David R Warriner, clinical research fellow and honorary registrar1
  1. 1Medical Physics Group, Department of Cardiovascular Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2RX, UK
  1. d.r.warriner{at}sheffield.ac.uk

I sympathise with Walshe but registrars are not to blame.1 A registrar’s training is increasingly fractious, inadequate, and brief. But that does not stop us from caring greatly about the patients we see, regardless of …

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