Patients to be asked what they need from doctorsBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4690 (Published 12 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4690
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
The government has instructed Health Education England to consult patients and the public on what they need from “21st century” medical graduates.
The requirement is set out in the Department of Health and Social Care’s latest mandate for HEE, published on 12 July.1 Building on the interim workforce plan published in June,2 the mandate sets out the government’s ambitions for HEE over the coming year. It says that one of HEE’s “deliverables” for 2019-20 is to “launch a national consultation by November 2019 to establish …