Pressure builds for reform on 'voiceless' unaccredited registrars

Public hospitals are allegedly exploiting a shortfall in training positions by overworking junior doctors desperate for good references

The use of unaccredited registrars by public hospitals should be phased out because the positions exploit the growing desperation of junior doctors to win places on specialty training programs, critics say.

Dr Yumiko Kadota
Dr Yumiko Kadota.

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