What will happen to the quality of care with fewer junior doctors? A Delphi study of consultant physicians' views.

@article{Jones1992WhatWH,
  title={What will happen to the quality of care with fewer junior doctors? A Delphi study of consultant physicians' views.},
  author={Jennifer Michelle Jones and Colin F. B. Sanderson and Nancy A. Black},
  journal={Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London},
  year={1992},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          36-40
        }
}
Hospital medical staffing: achieving a balance proposed a reduction in the number of junior doctors and an expansion in the number of consultant posts. This change was to be subject to the 'safety net'--that the number of staff should not fall below a minimum safe level for 24-hour emergency cover. However, no operational definition of 'safe' was offered. Consultant physicians in one NHS region were interviewed to find out how they thought safety would be affected by a reduction in junior… CONTINUE READING

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