Article Text

PDF
Letters
The international paediatric trainee experience in the UK
  1. Jo Cryer1,
  2. Amutha Anpananthar2,
  3. Sara Stoneham3
  1. 1 Barnet & Chase Farm NHS Hospital Trust, London Specialty School of Paediatrics Trainee Committee, London, UK
  2. 2 St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London Specialty School of Paediatrics Trainee Committee, London, UK
  3. 3 University College London Hospital NHS Trust, London Specialty School of Paediatrics Trainee Committee, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jo Cryer, Paediatric Department, Barnet Hospital, Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Herts EN5 3DJ, UK; jocryer{at}hotmail.com

Statistics from Altmetric.com

The recent article, ‘Child health in low-resource settings: pathways through UK paediatric training’ explored the importance of encouraging global links in paediatrics. It describes how UK trainees benefit from a better understanding of health system needs, resource allocation, and become better equipped to tackle global health challenges.1 Likewise, skills can be shared from international medical graduate (IMG) trainee doctors taking up posts in the UK. IMGs who choose to work in the UK are highly motivated, experienced and knowledgeable.2

The MTI (Medical Training Initiative) was developed in 2009, initially as the IPTS (International Paediatric Trainee …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.