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Replace doctor trainee bursaries with loans, think-tank recommends

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Presumably this think tank idea was thunk by people who have never been anywhere near med school. We do actually have to work hard, putting in hours of our own time away from any tuition in addition to undertaking unpaid work on the wards before graduating. This crowd seems to think it's a passive process, that we are somehow imbued with the knowledge to qualify and thereafter reap the benefits; I'm guessing they haven't been anywhere near life in the NHS either. It's a sad but telling indictment of current conditions in the NHS and the general lack of understanding by those not trying to do the job that the response to a high attrition rate is to make it harder to leave, not to wonder why people no longer want to stay and fix that.

Posted date

03 Jun 2016

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11:14pm

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