Scotland's new chief medical officer welcomes reforms of training

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7071.1552a (Published 14 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1552
  1. D C Carter
  1. Regius professor of clinical surgery University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9YW

    EDITOR,—A recent item in Medicopolitical Digest implied that I (now the chief medical officer in Scotland) was critical of the current reform of postgraduate training.1 This is not the case. I welcome the reforms, and during my chairmanship of the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education I helped to alter the funding and delivery of postgraduate training. My purpose at the BMA's clinical meeting in Istanbul was to highlight several unresolved issues that could …

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