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Junior doctor is found dead at Taunton hospital

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3747 (Published 03 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3747
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

A junior doctor has died from an apparent suicide at an NHS hospital in Taunton, Somerset.

Musgrove Park Hospital has confirmed that the male junior doctor, who has not been named, died on site late on the night of Monday 31 July, apparently by taking his own life.

Sam Barrell, chief executive of the hospital, said, “We are terribly upset by the death of our colleague and we are doing …

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