Published: 15/08/2002, Volume III, No. 5818 Page 8

Concerns over the service demands made of pre-registration house officers and the impact on the quality and amount of training and education they receive have prompted the General Medical Council to issue Implementing the New Doctor, giving extensive guidance to supervision of the grade.The GMC has also published a new edition of Tomorrow's Doctors, which takes account of the findings of the Bristol inquiry.

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