Factors influencing career intentions on completion of general practice vocational training in England: a cross-sectional study

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Objectives: General practice is experiencing a growing crisis with the numbers of doctors who are training and then entering the profession in the UK failing to keep pace with workforce needs. This study investigated the immediate to medium term career intentions of those who are about to become general practitioners (GPs) and the factors that are influencing career plans. Design: Online questionnaire survey, with quantitative answers analysed using descriptive statistics and free text data analysed using a thematic framework approach. Setting and participants: Doctors approaching the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Industry

Keywords: Career choice; Career goal; Career planning; Decision making; Occupation

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: BMJ Publishing Group, 2017

Physical description: 8 p.

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Journal title: BMJ open

Journal volume: 7

Journal number: e017143

Journal date: 2017

ISSN: 2044-6055 (online), 2044-6055 (print)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.1071

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