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Letters Doctors’ early retirement

Doctors’ early retirement relative to the increase in size of the medical register

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 23 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4796
  1. Elliott W Sharp, medical student
  1. Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton BN1 9PX, UK
  1. e.sharp1{at}

I thank Tom Moberly for his article “Doctors’ Early Retirement Triples in a Decade,” and his observation highlighting that the number of doctors who retired from 2007-08 to 2018-19 because of ill health increased from 386 …

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