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Emergency medicine in Uganda
  1. P Hulme
  1. Correspondence to Dr P Hulme, 251 Wythenshawe Road, Brooklands, Manchester M23 9DE, UK; peterhulme{at}

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In the next few months foundation year 2 (FY2) doctors will be making their choices for specialist training. Major career decisions need to be made causing a lot of stress and uncertainty to young doctors. Last year like many FY2 doctors I did not feel completely ready to begin specialist training. I felt a bit disillusioned with medicine, the proposed reduction in working hours and the quality of training. I want to pursue a career in emergency medicine but when I looked at how experienced the consultants in my department were (two of them had …

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