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When a medical qualification is not good enough

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 06 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:827
  1. Guy Houghton, flexible career scheme GP and associate dean GP, West Midlands Deanery (
  1. Birmingham

    I was born into a medical family, and I clearly recollect saying, at the age of 4, that I was going to be a doctor like my father: this predated my older sister's and brother's decisions to read medicine. My father had joined his father in general practice, and two of his brothers also became GPs. My mother, whose parents were both medically qualified, was …

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