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ACCS training in the UK: supporting trainees through postgraduate training
  1. Carl P McQueen
  1. Correspondence to Dr Carl P McQueen, 49 Sylvan Avenue, Kirkby in Ashfield, NottinghamshireNG17 8RG UK; carl_mcqueen{at}

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Training provided for emergency medicine trainees in the Acute Care Common Stem (ACCS) programme throughout the UK is variable. Concerns have been raised that without appropriate training and support, junior trainees in emergency medicine may ultimately lack some of the skills and experience required to become effective higher specialty trainees.1

In July 2010, the College of Emergency …

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