How are junior doctors supposed to learn without the opportunity?BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5057 (Published 08 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5057
- Eugene Y H Yeung, medical doctor
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster LA1 4RP, UK
Glass quotes some of his colleagues’ dissatisfying comments about junior doctors.1 But I wonder how many of his colleagues did anything to change the training of their juniors.
Did these surgical consultants give their medical students and foundation year doctors enough hands-on experience and teaching on suturing? Many juniors are keen to practise clinical procedures, such as suturing …