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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1974 September; 24(146): 643–647.
PMCID: PMC2157424

Continuing education in general practice in England and Wales


In 1970, a random sample of 9·5 per cent of general-practitioner principals in England and Wales were asked about continuing education; 53 per cent of them replied. Respondents preferred long intensive courses, thought that dissemination of information about national courses was defective, and the 32 per cent who required a locum before they could attend a course had difficulty in obtaining one. Local educational activity is enhanced by the presence of a postgraduate medical centre.

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  • Byrne PS. Postgraduate education for general practitioners in the Manchester Region. Br J Med Educ. 1969 Mar;3(1):50–57. [PubMed]
  • Brown JW, Robertson LS, Kosa J, Alpert JJ. A study of general practice in Massachusetts. JAMA. 1971 Apr 12;216(2):301–306. [PubMed]

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