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Doctors share their tips for new starters

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 31 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3365
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Junior doctors starting their working lives this week should keep nurses on their side, remember to take regular breaks, observe as much as they can, and, above all, try to enjoy themselves, colleagues have advised.

Gordon Morrison‏ (@GDIMorrison), an acute medicine consultant at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, tweeted four tips for new doctors: “1) Listen to the nurses. They are rarely wrong when they come to you worried about …

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