Medical students are graduating early to take on coronavirus – are they ready?

This year's medical students have graduated early. As of today, they're on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19.

Qualified medical students should graduate quickly "as a matter of urgency", the Medical Schools Council advised British universities. 

The soon-to-be graduates were invited to complete their provisional registration as doctors and apply for an interim Foundation Year 1 post (Fi1). This new role will enable graduates to work in hospitals from 3 April 2020, according UK Foundation Programme documents seen by the New Statesman.

Ordinarily, final year medics would apply...
source: New Statesman

2020-04-03 16:38
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