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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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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017517

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
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Article: e017517
Publication date:
2017-10-16
Acceptance date:
2017-08-08
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ISSN:
2044-6055
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pubs:737131
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uri:041f5a7d-36b8-45d7-a935-bad45c65769a
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uuid:041f5a7d-36b8-45d7-a935-bad45c65769a
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