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Clinical academic workforce continues to shrink

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 11 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3352
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

The UK Medical Schools Council recently published the findings of its survey of clinical academic staffing.1 The council gathered data from all 33 publicly funded UK medical schools on 31 July 2016. The survey did not include the newly established private medical schools.

Falling numbers

The survey found that UK medical schools employed 3041 full time equivalent clinical academic staff …

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