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Letters Senior doctors and junior doctors’ morale

Boosting morale: “good job, junior”

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 24 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4344
  1. Matthew A Barton, foundation year 1 doctor
  1. Whiston Hospital, Prescot L35 5DR, UK
  1. mbarton{at}

Nearly three years ago, Rimmer reported that senior doctors needed to do more to boost the morale of junior doctors.1

I am nearing the end of my first year working in medicine, and there is one frustration that I …

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