Gareth Holsgrove

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The characteristics of a good psychiatrist practising in the UK health services have been described in policy but not in practice. We set out to determine what key characteristics are required for an individual to be identified as a good psychiatrist to become a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. A postal survey of all clinical tutors responsible(More)
Assessment is key to the educational process and plays a significant role in looking at the progress trainees make as a result of training and personal development. Recent developments in curricula have led to substantial changes in assessing progress and attainment throughout postgraduate medical education in the UK. This article outlines the framework(More)
In 1992 the medical colleges of The Royal London and St Bartholomew's hospitals launched a new curriculum in which basic medical sciences were to be integrated with early exposure to clinical medicine in the first phase. The curriculum was to be modular and integrative, combining clinical and medical-science-based teaching of body systems, rather than the(More)
About a quarter of a century ago, medicine discovered education. Prior to that, apart from a tiny number of exceptions, which usually took the form of outstanding individuals rather than excellent institutions, training for doctors had very little in common with good educational practise. In fact in many instances it violated even the most basic educational(More)
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