Five minutes with . . . Scarlett McNally, RCS council member

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 07 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3197
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

The consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons council member says that more needs to be done to encourage women into surgery

“The critical thing now is that we have just hit the landmark of 30% of surgical trainees being women. That’s a critical number because all those surgical trainees will be eligible to become consultant surgeons in the future. It’s fantastic news, and it shows that women do want to be surgeons. When I qualified in 1989 people assumed that …

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