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Only a third of adverts for vocational trainees result in an appointment

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 19 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:514
  1. Alexandern Nicholson
  1. Trainee general practitioner Griminish Surgery, Benbecula, Western Isles PA88 5QA

    EDITOR,--There has been much in the medical press lately concerning the falling popularity of vocational training for general practice. The practice in which I work advertised in the issue of the BMJ published on 4 February for a trainee to start in August. There was little interest, so six weeks after the advertisement appeared I wrote to all the other practices that had advertised in that issue to determine their experiences.

    I sent out a letter …

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