Wellbeing, not more beings, to tackle lack of consultant physiciansBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6371 (Published 07 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6371
- Jack O Lyon, fourth year medical student
- School of Medical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
The lack of consultancy posts being filled is concerning.1 I fear the consequences for training, staff morale, and patient safety.
As a medical student graduating soon, I struggle to see how effective training will occur if teams are not being taught from the top down. Registrars will be forced to work the jobs of consultants, …