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Letters Keeping older doctors in the job

Time for a rethink on appraisal and revalidation for older doctors

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 30 December 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6749
  1. Jonathan D Sleath, general practitioner
  1. Kingstone Surgery, Hereford HR2 9HN, UK
  1. jonathan.sleath{at}

There must be many doctors who, like me, are planning to retire in their 50s but, for reasons more professional than financial, would like to continue to offer their skills on a part time …

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