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Title: The Malta Foundation Programme : one year on : pt.II
Authors: Cassar, Kevin
Piscopo, Tonio V.
Keywords: Foundation Programme (Malta)
Clinical Competence -- Malta
Medicine -- Malta
Hospitals -- Medical staff -- Malta
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Medical Portals Ltd.
Citation: Cassar, K. & Piscopo T. (2011). The Malta Foundation Programme : one year on : pt.II. The Synapse, (3), 6-7
Abstract: Part 2 of the article. The Malta Foundation programme was launched in July 2009, In July 2010 the first group of foundation doctors were awarded their Foundation Achievement of Competence Document allowing them to proceed to the next step of their career, basic specialist training. The programme was set p with two main objectives: A. to improve the first two years of postgraduate training of doctors and to ensure that doctors achieved a level of competence enabling provision of safe patient care; and B. to reverse the exodus of Maltese medical graduates and retain an adequate proportion of doctors to allow the local health service to provide a good quality service. we present the results of the introduction of the Foundation programme to Malta and ask whether the main objectives have been achieved.
Description: Part 1 of this article can be found in this link :
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The Synapse, Issue 3

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