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Training in genitourinary medicine is still good, despite the Health and Social Care Act

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k783 (Published 23 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k783
  1. Margaret Kingston, co-chair, Specialist Advisory Committee of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board, and consultant genitourinary medicine1,
  2. Katia Prime, co-chair, Specialist Advisory Committee of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board, and consultant genitourinary medicine2
  1. 1Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Hathersage Centre, Manchester M13 0FH, UK
  2. 2St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. margaret.kingston{at}mft.nhs.uk

Training in genitourinary medicine has been affected by the tendering of sexual health services in England, but nationally it remains high quality, as shown by the annual General Medical Council survey of doctors in training.1 The uncertainty resulting from tendering has affected recruitment in recent years, but the figures are not as described by White2: in 2017, 55% of national …

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