3rd March 2017, Volume 130 Number 1451

Dale Sheehan, J Thwaites, Vanessa Weenink, Colin Chin, Jeremy Baker

The New Zealand Curriculum Framework (NZCF) for Prevocational Training1 was implemented by the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) in 2014, requiring all interns to complete one clinical attachment in…

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Author Information

Dale Sheehan, Medical Education Coordinator, Medical Education Training Unit (METU), CDHB, Christchurch; John Thwaites, Director Medical Clinical Training, METU, CDHB, Christchurch; Vanessa Weenink, General Practitioner, Papanui Medical Centre, Christchurch; Colin Ding, General Practitioner, Doctors on Riccarton, Christchurch; Jeremy Barker, General Practitioner, Settlers Health Centre , Christchurch.

Correspondence

John Thwaites, Director Medical Clinical Training, CDHB, Private Bag, Christchurch.

Correspondence Email

john.thwaites@cdhb.health.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

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