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Is there still a role for the Adult General Surgeon in General Paediatric Surgery within a District General Hospital setting? National Questionnaire amongst Adult General Surgical Trainees.

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Summary of "Is there still a role for the Adult General Surgeon in General Paediatric Surgery within a District General Hospital setting? National Questionnaire amongst Adult General Surgical Trainees."

In recent years there has been a trend towards centralisation of services for general paediatric surgery in the United Kingdom. Fewer District General Hospitals supply provision of paediatric surgery, placing a strain on Specialist Centres. The cause behind the decline is unclear but lack of interest from general surgical trainees may be a contributing factor. A survey was conducted across current higher surgical trainees to review this.

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Name: International journal of surgery (London, England)
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