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Majority of juniors take a break from training, survey finds

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k987 (Published 01 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k987
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Over half of junior doctors take a break during their training, a BMA survey has found.

Jeeves Wijesuriya, BMA junior doctors committee chair, said that the findings meant it was vital for employers to help trainees return to work.

The BMA sent the survey to junior doctors in the UK in autumn 2017 and received 2164 responses.1 It does not have a response rate because the survey was open to all junior doctors, including non-BMA …

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