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Letters Reform of rotational training

Rotational training denies doctors a sense of stability

BMJ 2024; 384 doi: (Published 28 March 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;384:q759
  1. Ellie Jackson, foundation year 2 doctor,
  2. Harshit Kondapally, foundation year 3 doctor
  1. Sheffield, UK
  1. ellie.jackson7{at}

Best discusses the case for reform of rotational training.1

We can see the benefits of short rotations, particularly during the foundation years. This can give new doctors exposure to a variety of specialties and allow them to develop a range of clinical skills, albeit dependent on their specific rotations. A large portion of time in foundation years rotations is, however, spent learning quirks …

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