Junior doctor employed by maternity hospital got generous marks for ‘medical skills’ despite having never treated a patient

A medic who was employed as a junior doctor in a busy maternity hospital received generous marks of 55 out of 100 for clinical medical and diagnostic skills at his job interview – despite having no experience of treating patients.

A medic who was employed as a junior doctor in a busy maternity hospital received generous marks of 55 out of 100 for clinical medical and diagnostic skills at his job interview - despite having no experience of treating patients.

Up to two-thirds of GPs unlikely to provide abortions

Up to two-thirds of GPs say they are not in a position at this time to provide medical abortions because of a range of issues including workload, resources or conscientious objection.

Up to two-thirds of GPs say they are not in a position at this time to provide medical abortions because of a range of issues including workload, resources or conscientious objection.