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Junior doctors and patient safety: evaluating knowledge, attitudes and perception of safety climate
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    Engaging junior doctors in patient safety: Don't forget the basics
    • Maria Ahmed, Clinical Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Paul Baker, Jacky Hayden, Charles Vincent

    We read the study by Durani et al (1) and the accompanying editorial (2) with great interest. Aspiring to engage junior doctors in the safety and quality movement is a noble aim but in doing so it is essential to consider the influences of both the formal (explicit) curriculum and the informal ('hidden') curriculum on doctors in training. We feel that whilst Durani et al's questionnaire may be useful to chart temporal tre...

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