New start date for medical posts Will cause confusion with registration

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6941.1442 (Published 28 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1442
  1. A J Rich,
  2. M Clark
  1. Sunderland Postgarduate Medical Centre, Sunderland District General Hospital, Sunderland SR4 7TP
  2. Junior Doctors Committee, BMA, London WC1H 9JP.

    EDITOR, - T J S Chesser and F M E Wadsworth have drawn attention to senior house officers' lack of awareness of the change in start dates for hospital medical and dental posts.1 There seems to be an even more unpleasant surprise for junior doctors. Those with limited registration that expires with their current post on 31 July cannot have their registration automatically extended by the General Medical Council for a further two days. These doctors will need to reapply for an extension and will have to pay the normal …

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