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Third of Irish doctors regret going into medicineBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7269.1102/c (Published 04 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1102
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- Doug Payne
A survey by the Irish Medical Organisation shows that 42% of the country's junior doctors regret their career choice, compared with a quarter of both GPs and consultants.
Almost a third of all doctors said they would reject medicine if they were back at school; 36% of female doctors who responded said they would not choose medicine again, compared with 29% of male respondents.
The survey, Turning Vision into Reality, also shows rising concern over a broad range of issues. Workload …
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