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Revalidation proposals will waste time

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 14 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:70
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    While continuing to support the principle of revalidation, the BMA has resolved that the current proposals from the General Medical Council would waste time and clinical skills, which would be better spent on direct patient care.

    Although all the BMA sections support the idea that doctors need to show, at regular intervals, that they are competent to continue in practice, the chairman of the Junior Doctors Committee, Dr Trevor Pickersgill, …

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