Head of UK scheme to improve junior doctors' training resigns over job application debacle

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 05 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:715
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    Alan Crockard, the national director of Modernising Medical Careers, the UK government agency set up to redesign the training of junior doctors, announced his resignation last Friday. He resigned because of serious problems with the computerised training application system, known as the medical training application service (MTAS).

    The news came as Remedy UK, the organisation that has been leading the protests over the system, announced plans to launch a legal challenge to the proposed single interview process for England. Details of the process were due to be announced as BMJ went to press.

    The solicitors acting …

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