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Five minutes with . . . Kate Lovett

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 10 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2211
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists talks about the findings of the review of psychiatric trainees’ morale and training

“The report Supported and Valued1 is our national review into psychiatric trainees’ morale and training. We had 750 responses out of a population of 3500 trainees, and we ran focus groups. This was led by the psychiatric trainees’ committee because there was a sense that there were issues beyond contractual details that were causing discontent.

“Trainees were keen to identify the good bits about their training. Having the support of seniors …

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