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Is overseas volunteering beneficial to the NHS? The analysis of volunteers' responses to a feedback questionnaire following experiences in low-income and middle-income countries

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Locally requested and planned overseas volunteering in low-income and middle-income countries by National Health Service (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 individuals' development. We have used dimensions from both tools as a method of evaluating the benefit to NHS doctors...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017517

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Article number:
e017517
Publication date:
2017-10-16
Acceptance date:
2017-08-08
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
29042388
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737131
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English
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2017-11-23

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