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Trainee doctors 'not supervised'

5th November 2010

A review team has found that some trainee doctors working in the NHS do not have adequate supervision.

The inquiry looked into the work of junior doctors across England and in one example heard about a trainee being left in charge of 100 patients overnight and at weekends. The review into how young doctors spend their first two years in the NHS said the issue must be urgently addressed with health secretary Andrew Lansley asking for quick action on the report.


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