Hospital doctors' work

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6995.1674b (Published 24 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1674
  1. Caron Grainger,
  2. Eleanor Harries
  1. Senior registrar in public health medicine Research fellow Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT

    EDITOR,—Peter Jackson emphasises that doctors should be well supported by managers, who must share responsibility for patient care and medical training.1 Results of a survey which we conducted on British trained preregistration house officers in West Midlands in 1993 lend further weight to Jackson's comments. Of 196 respondents (an 84% response rate) only 36% of preregistration house officers reported thatthey felt supported by managers. Before a universal move to …

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