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Is overseas volunteering beneficial to NHS doctors?

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Locally requested and planned overseas volunteering in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) by NHS staff can have benefits for the host or receiving nation, but its impact on the professional development of NHS staff is not proven. The Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and Leadership Framework (LF) are two tools used by employers as a measure of individual’s development. We have used dimensions from both tools as a method of evaluating the benefit to NHS doctor...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017517

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Pages:
e017517
Publication date:
2017-10-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-08
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2044-6055
Source identifiers:
722830
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English
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2017-08-21

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