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Our response to the Shape of Training review

Shape of trainingWe have responded to the latest coverage on the independent Shape of Training review into whether changes are required in postgraduate medical training.

"Many doctors are concerned by proposals that might shorten specialist training, as doctors wouldn’t be able to achieve the same necessary level of expertise for patients as at present. Changes affecting the future medical workforce cannot and should not be rushed."

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