Views of UK medical graduates about flexible and part‐time working in medicine: a qualitative study

  title={Views of UK medical graduates about flexible and part‐time working in medicine: a qualitative study},
  author={J Evans and Michael Goldacre and Trevor William Lambert},
  journal={Medical Education},
To report on the views of doctors about flexible and part‐time working in medicine. 
Do part time women doctors make a positive contribution to the NHS?
Jean Yong and colleagues discuss the development of part time working for women doctors and the results of a survey of the working patterns of those who have trained part time in paediatrics
Loss of British‐trained doctors from the medical workforce in Great Britain
To summarize trends over time in the percentage of British medical graduates who subsequently practise in Great Britain in the National Health Service (NHS), in Great Britain outside the NHS, outside
The compatibility of future doctors' career intentions with changing health care demands
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Doctors' views of their first year of medical work and postgraduate training in the UK: questionnaire surveys
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The General Practice Flexible Career Scheme in London: Lessons Learned
The Flexible Career Scheme (FCS) was introduced in November 2002 as part of the Department of Health’s (DoH’s) recruitment and retention strategy for general practice with an emphasis on education
Does community pharmacy offer women family‐friendly working conditions and equal opportunities? The accounts of female community pharmacists over the age of 30
Objective The sex mix of the pharmacy workforce has altered significantly over the last 60 years such that in 2005 54% of the practising pharmacy workforce was female. After the age of 30 years,
Professional characteristics and psychological stress among physicians in Thailand
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During the past 40 years, the proportion of women entering UK medical schools has risen from 20% to a figure predicted to remain stable at 60-65% ([McManus, 1997][1]). This change has been paralleled
Training in oral medicine
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Most members of the UK specialty society of oral medicine would welcome flexible training, job shares, financial support during training and a mentoring scheme and nearly one-third regret their choice of specialty.
In search of work/life balance: trainee perspectives on part-time obstetrics and gynaecology specialist training
Although limited by poor response rate, both PT and FT Australian obstetrics and gynaecology trainees were supportive of part-time training, and both groups recognised important advantages and disadvantages of this mode of training.


Career destinations in 1994 of United Kingdom medical graduates of 1983: results of a questionnaire survey
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Improving the recruitment and retention of doctors
Don't Waste Doctors worked in conjunction with Manchester and Merseyside postgraduate departments and local NHS trusts to create nine new pilot LTFT training posts, which it is hoped will act as an example for other NHS trusts looking at developing more family friendly and flexible working patterns.
What do medical students think of flexible training?
A questionnaire to students in the first, third, and fifth years at Birmingham medical school was distributed and analysis showed that there were no significant differences between men and women or between the years with regard to ethnic group, age, marital status, and parity.
Doctors' Careers: Aims and Experiences of Medical Graduates
The aim of this book is to provide a chronology of the development of doctor-patient relationships in the United States over the past 175 years and to clarify the role of women in this process.
Attitudes to flexible training
A detailed survey of flexible trainees in the United Kingdom was undertaken to provide detailed evidence of the current position and one of the most striking features of the results was the response rate.
Planning the United Kingdom's medical workforce
The function of medical workforce planning is to ensure, so far as possible, that the right numbers of doctors, in the right specialties and grades, are in theright places.
Attitudes to ̄exible training [career focus
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