Foundation Doctor


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Foundation Doctor

The title preferred in many teaching hospitals in the UK for doctors who have finished medical school and are in their first two years (FY1, FY2) of non-specialised training, which is equivalent to internship (post-graduate year—PGY1) and PGY2 in the US.
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Hee em, is responsible for providing two-year foundation training programme to 1000 foundation doctors across the east midlands region based in the lnr and trent foundation schools.
College chair Dr Maureen Baker said: "It is imperative we recruit huge numbers of medical students and foundation doctors into general practice in order to keep the NHS on its feet.
Providing practical guidance and advice on diagnosis, treatment, and when to refer the patient for further help, it is ideal for general practitioners, junior doctors, Foundation doctors, and all allied health professionals.

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