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Being a junior clinical director: five minutes with . . . Lauren Carter

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1647 (Published 08 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1647
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

Can being part of a trust’s management team improve junior doctors’ engagement and retention?

“I was appointed as junior clinical director at Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust in King’s Lynn in August 2018, post-F2, in what we think is the first appointment of this kind.

“The trust thought that having a junior doctor on the panel that decides how a trust is run would give juniors a voice and help the management team to think from a fresh perspective. It also wanted to make the trust more attractive …

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