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Strategic workforce needs are a threat to training

Junior doctors have cautiously welcomed a GMC shake-up of postgraduate training but raised concerns about its bid to allow recruitment planning to influence the curriculum.

This comes after the regulator issued a set of new standards for training that aim to make it more flexible for trainees by making it easier to switch between specialties.

The guidanceExcellence by Design: Standards for Postgraduate Curricula, must be used by all medical colleges and faculties to redesign courses by 2020.