Letters Postgraduate medical training

Serious implications for prospective medical students of the Shape of Training report

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1288 (Published 05 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1288
  1. Richard Wakeford, life fellow1
  1. 1Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB1 2EW, UK
  1. rew5{at}cam.ac.uk

A key recommendation of the Shape of Training report is for medical students to be fully registered at the end of medical school, rather than one year later at the end of foundation year 1.1 2 This proposal is firmly endorsed by the Medical Schools Council (UK medical school deans) in the report’s supporting documentation.

This has profound implications for …

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