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What’s happening in postgraduate medical education?
  1. M Bannon
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr M Bannon
    Oxford PGMDE, The Triangle, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford OX3 7XP, UK; mbannon{at}


“It is a secret, both in nature and state, that it is safer to change many things at once.” (Francis Bacon, “Of Regiment of Health”, Essays, 1625)

  • CCT, Certificate of Completion of Training
  • FY1, Foundation Year 1
  • FY2, Foundation Year 2
  • GMC, General Medical Council
  • GSMPO, General and Specialist Medical Practice Order
  • MMC, Modernising Medical Careers
  • PMETB, Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board
  • SHO, Senior House Officer
  • WTD, Working Time Directive
  • medical education
  • medical training

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