Problem based learning has been used for years in general practice in London..

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7020.1643a (Published 16 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1643
  1. Richard Savage,
  2. Suzanne Savage
  1. Course organiser, Guy's and St Thomas's vocational training scheme Associate adviser, South Thames region (east) 53 Dalkeith Road, London SE21 8LT

    EDITOR,--We were interested to read in John Bligh's editorial that problem based, small group learning “seems at last to be coming in from the cold.”1 This method of learning has been used successfully in both postgraduate and undergraduate education for general practice in south London for over 20 years. Local half day release courses (a statutory part of vocational training for general practice) have spawned many young practitioner groups, …

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