Big drop in doctors training in private sector

A huge drop in the number of doctors being trained in the private healthcare sector has been revealed in a new report. Figures from the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) two years ago showed over 4,000 had been trained in private hospitals since 2020 under the Doctors In Training initiative – and […]...

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