TITLE

Tooke report proposes a new body to get postgraduate medical education back on track

AUTHOR(S)
Kmietowicz, Zosia
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/12/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7635, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report from Sir John Tooke, the dean of the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth,England who conducted an inquiry into Great Britain's National Health Service's failed attempt to reform junior doctors' training. In the report Tooke indicated that Great Britain needs a new body to oversee and champion postgraduate medical education in order to overcome deficiencies in the country's Modernizing Medical Careers program. Tooke suggested that the body be called the National Health Service Medical Education England.
ACCESSION #
28562414

 

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