Arguments against prolonged training placementsBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k57 (Published 09 January 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k57
- Matthew Roycroft, leadership fellow, School of Medicine, Yorkshire and the Humber
- Don Valley House, Sheffield S4 7UQ, UK
Although I agree with Baddeley that a “residency model” has many upsides and that the proposal “warrants a debate,”1 there are far more than the two arguments given (of being stuck in a “failing” hospital and a potentially limited array of specialty experience) against long placements.
Trainees benefit …