Colleges work to improve the “med reg” roleBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1010 (Published 01 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1010
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
The three UK colleges of physicians have introduced a set of criteria to improve the working lives of medical registrars.
The medical registrar role has long been perceived as one of the most difficult jobs in hospitals because of the level of responsibility for managing acute patients, especially at nights and weekends.
In light of these concerns, as well as concerns about rota gaps and falling recruitment, the Joint Royal Colleges …