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Points for reading as part of continuing medical education

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1408

e-Journal club allows doctors to gain points

  1. Miles Mack, associate adviser for continuing professional development (
  1. North of Scotland Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ
  2. St George's Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE

    EDITOR—Holm raises several issues in his editorial which asks whether doctors should earn continuing medical education points for reading.1 Here in the north of Scotland a scheme is under development to recognise the journal reading done by general practitioners in their own time. The Highland e-Journal Club will offer the opportunity for general practitioners to post references to articles that they have found particularly interesting or relevant together with an explanation of why. These will be posted on a bulletin board hosted on …

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