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Increase in medical school applicants will not equal more doctors, says BMA

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 08 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n369
  1. Nikki Nabavi
  1. The BMJ

Despite an increase in applicants to medical schools, the BMA has warned that the UK needs an increase in student places to have more doctors working in the NHS. The association said this increase needed to be coupled with support and funding for both medical schools and the NHS.

New data from UCAS,1 the university admissions service, shows an …

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