Doctor to "Auditor/Researcher Extraordinaire" ?
I agree that Tara Hunt has realistically captured the feeling of
current frustration with many trusts' obsession with select principles of
I am currently stuck in the chasm between SHO and SPR grades after
having my medical career 'modernised' (ie paralysed) by current NHS
I too fully understand and respect the importance of audit and
research, but have noticed how much current application forms for jobs
are heavily weighted towards these honorable concepts.
I regard myself as a dedicated and careful clinician but now feel
these qualities are very much trumped in favour of involvement in token
audit and research.
But, like many prospective SPRs with a 'modernised career', I have
learnt what is valued by prospective employers and I am now fully prepared
to transform into a researcher/auditor extraodinaire.
I do hope, that Tara Hunt is also able to undergo a similar
transformation in preparation for future employability.
Competing interests: No competing interests