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NHS trusts criticised for staff strategies

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 08 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1441

A new report by the Audit Commission has highlighted the wide national variation in junior doctors' supervision and training and in consultants' operating and outpatient workload. NHS trusts are criticised for failing to take a sufficiently strategic approach to their investment in medical staff.

The report, The Doctor's Tale Continued, examines medical staffing in most NHS acute hospital trusts. It …

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