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Publication and dissemination - Introduction Back to Top

For details of published articles and reports which we have produced, follow the links below.

Our work is funded by the Department of Health. We work to a research protocol proposed by us and agreed with the Department.

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Papers in peer-reviewed journals Back to Top

Below is a list of recent papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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No. Author(s) Title Reference (with PubMed link where available, or another link)
131 Barat A, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Career choices and career progression of junior doctors in dermatology: surveys of UK medical graduates Dermatology Research & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2092039
130 Smith F, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ The characteristics and views of early retirees compared with doctors still in work: views of the UK medical graduates of 1983 surveyed in 2016 Postgraduate Medical Journal. Published Online First: 8 March 2018. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135309
125 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Career specialty choices of United Kingdom medical graduates of 2015 compared with earlier cohorts: Questionnaire surveys Postgrad Med J. 2018 Apr;94(1110):191-197. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135309. Epub 2018 Feb 12.
124 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Why doctors consider leaving UK medicine: qualitative analysis of comments from questionnaire surveys three years after graduation JRSM Open. 2017 Jan 1:141076817738502. doi: 10.1177/0141076817738502. [Epub ahead of print]
123 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Changes needed to medicine in the United Kingdom before senior UK-trained doctors, working outside the UK, will return: questionnaire surveys undertaken between 2004 and 2015 JRSM Open. 2017 Dec 4;8(12):2054270417738195. doi: 10.1177/2054270417738195. eCollection 2017 Dec.
122 Smith F, Lachish S, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Factors influencing the decisions of senior UK doctors to retire or remain in medicine: national surveys of the UK-trained medical graduates of 1974 and 1977 BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 31;7(9):e017650. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017650
121 Surman G, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ UK-trained junior doctors’ intentions, three years after graduation, to work in medicine in the UK in future: current generation compared with 40 years of previous surveys J R Soc Med. 2018 Jan 1:141076817738500. doi: 10.1177/0141076817738500. [Epub ahead of print]
120 Emmanouil B, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Aspirations to become an anaesthetist: longitudinal study of trajectories of UK-qualified doctors’ early career choices and of factors that have influenced their choices BMC Anesthesiol. 2017 Jul 25;17(1):100. doi: 10.1186/s12871-017-0392-5
119 Smith F, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Adverse effects on health and well-being of working as a doctor: views of the UK medical graduates of 1974 and 1977 surveyed in 2014 J R Soc Med. 2017 May;110(5):198-207. doi: 10.1177/0141076817697489. Epub 2017 Jan 1
118 Smith F, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Trends in attractiveness of general practice as a career: surveys of views of UK-trained doctors Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Apr;67(657):e238-e247. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X689893. Epub 2017 Mar 13
117 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Combining parenthood with a medical career: questionnaire survey of the UK medical graduates of 2002 covering some influences and experiences BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 23;7(8):e016822. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016822
116 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Changes in factors influencing doctors’ career choices between one and five years after graduation: questionnaire surveys of UK doctors https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5117178/
115 Smith F, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Adequacy of postgraduate medical training: views of different generations of UK-trained doctors Postgrad Med J. 2017 May 8. pii: postgradmedj-2016-13456. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2016-13456. [Epub ahead of print]
114 Lachish S, Svirko E, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Factors associated with less-than-full-time working in medical practice: results of surveys of five cohorts of UK doctors, 10 years after graduation Hum Resour Health. 2016 Oct 13;14(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s12960-016-0162-3
113 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Perceived future career prospects in general practice: quantitative results from questionnaire surveys of UK doctors Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Aug 30. pii: bjgpnov-2016-66-652-smith-fl-oa-p
112 Lachish S, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Associations between perceived institutional support, job enjoyment, and intentions to work in the United Kingdom: national questionnaire survey of first year doctors BMC Med Educ. 2016 May 23;16:151. doi: 10.1186/s12909-016-0673-6
111 Lachish S, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Self-reported preparedness for clinical work has increased amongst recent cohorts of UK-trained first-year doctors Postgrad Med J. 2016 Feb 22. pii: postgradmedj-2015-133858
110 Surman G, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Doctors' enjoyment of their work and satisfaction with time available for leisure: UK time trend questionnaire-based study Postgrad Med J. 2016 Mar 18. doi:10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133743
109 Smith F, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW The impact of the European Working Time Directive ten years on: views of the UK medical graduates of 2002 surveyed in 2013-2014 JRSM Open. 2016 Feb 18;7(3):2054270416632703. doi: 10.1177/2054270416632703
108 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Working as a doctor when acutely ill: comments made by doctors responding to UK surveys JRSM Open. 2016 Mar 3;7(4):2054270416635035. doi: 10.1177/2054270416635035
107 Smith F, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Working as a doctor when chronically ill or disabled: comments made by doctors responding to UK surveys JRSM Open. 2016 Jul 1;7(7):2054270416649282. doi: 10.1177/2054270416649282
106 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Making clinical academic careers more attractive: views from questionnaire surveys of senior UK doctors JRSM Open. 2015 Aug 19;6(8):2054270415602644. doi: 10.1177/2054270415602644
105 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Doctors currently in jobs with academic content and their future intentions to pursue clinical academic careers J R Soc Med. 2015 Mar 2. doi:10.1177/2054270414567523
104 Smith F , Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Factors influencing junior doctors' choices of future specialty: trends over time and demographics based on results from UK national surveys J R Soc Med. 2015 Oct;108(10):396-405. doi: 10.1177/0141076815599674
103 Svirko E, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career progression comparing men and women doctors in the UK NHS: a case study of the UK medical qualifiers of 1993 in 2010/11 J R Soc Med. 2014 Nov 7. doi:10.1177/2054270414554050
102 Smith F , Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Doctors views about their work, education and training three years after graduation in the UK: questionnaire survey BMC Med Educ. 2014 Dec 21;14:270. doi: 10.1186/s12909-014-0270-5
101 Svirko E, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Influence of training changes on the stability of specialty choices of the UK medical graduates Postgrad Med J. 2015 Jan 17. doi:10.1177/0141076814555937
100 Lambert TW, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Views of senior UK doctors about working in medicine when surveyed in 2010: what the doctors wanted the researchers to know J R Soc Med. 2014 Nov 7. doi:10.1177/2054270414554049
99 Lambert TW, Surman G, Goldacre MJ UK doctors and equal opportunities in the NHS: national questionnaire surveys of views on gender, ethnicity and disability J R Soc Med. 2014 107(10): 398-408. doi: 10.1177/0141076814541848
98 Maisonneuve JJ, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Doctors' views about training and future careers expressed one year after graduation by UK-trained doctors: questionnaire surveys undertaken in 2009 and 2010 BMC Medical Education. 2014 Dec 21. doi: 10.1186/s12909-014-0270-5
97 Smith F, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Demographic characteristics of doctors who intend to follow clinical academic careers: UK national surveys. Postgrad Med J. 2014 Aug 18. doi:10.1136/postgradmedj-2014-132681
96 Maisonneuve JJ, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ UK doctors' views on the implementation of the European Working Time Directive as applied to medical practice: a quantitative analysis BMJ Open 2014 Feb 6;4(2):e004391
95 Clarke RT, Pitcher A, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ UK doctors' views on the implementation of the European Working Time Directive as applied to medical practice: a qualitative analysis BMJ Open 2014 Feb 6;4(2):e004390
94 Maisonneuve JJ, Pulford C, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career choices for geriatric medicine: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2009 from all UK medical schools Age and Ageing 2014 Jan 14
93 Lambert T, Smith F, Goldacre M GPs' job satisfaction: doctors who chose general practice early or late British Journal of General Practice 2013;63(616):e726-e733
92 Svirko E, Lambert T, Goldacre MJ Gender, ethnicity and graduate status, and junior doctors' self-reported preparedness for clinical practice: national questionnaire surveys J R Soc Med. 2013 Oct 9
91 Surman G, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Trends in junior doctors' certainty about their career choice of eventual clinical specialty: UK surveys Postgraduate Medical Journal 2013 July 9
90 Svirko E, Lambert T, Brand L, Goldacre MJ Career choices for emergency medicine: national surveys of graduates of 1993-2009 from all UK medical schools Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emermed-2013-202460
89 Lambert TW, Surman G, Goldacre MJ Views of UK-trained medical graduates of 1999-2009 about their first postgraduate year of training: national surveys BMJ Open 2013;3:e002723
88 Smith F, Lambert TW, Pitcher A, Goldacre MJ Career choices for cardiology: cohort studies of UK medical graduates BMC Medical Education 2013, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/13/10
87 Svirko E, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Career choices of the UK-qualified medical graduates of 2005, 2008 and 2009: questionnaire surveys Medical Teacher 2013; 35:365-375
86 Lambert TW, Goldacre R, Smith F, Goldacre MJ Reasons why doctors choose or reject careers in general practice: national surveys Br J Gen Pract. 2012 Dec;62(605):e851-8
85 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Svirko E Foundation doctors' views on whether their medical school prepared them well for work: UK graduates of 2008 and 2009 Postgrad Med J. 2012 Dec 8
84 Goldacre M, Davidson J, Maisonneuve J, Lambert T Geographical movement of doctors from education to training and eventual career posts: UK cohort studies J R Soc Med. 2013 Mar;106(3):96-104
83 [Goldacre MJ, Lambert T, Surman G UK-trained doctors' early career choices for, and career progression in, individual surgical specialties Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2013
82 Goldacre MJ, Fazel S, Smith F, Lambert TW Choice and rejection of psychiatry as a career: surveys of UK medical graduates from 1974-2009 Br J Psychiatry. 2013 Mar;202(3):228-34
81 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Lambert TW Doctors' age at domestic partnership and parenthood: comparisons of men, women, and different clinical specialties, in UK national cohort studies J R Soc Med. 2012 Sep;105(9):390-9
80 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Participation in medicine by graduates of medical schools in the United Kingdom up to 25 years post-graduation: national surveys Academic Medicine 2013
79 Goldacre MJ, Goldacre R, Lambert TW Doctors who considered but did not pursue specific clinical specialties as careers: questionnaire surveys J R Soc Med. 2012;105(4):166-76
78 Sharma A, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Why UK-trained doctors leave the UK: cross-sectional survey of doctors in New Zealand J R Soc Med. 2012;105(1):25-34
77 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Goldacre R, Hoang U Career plans and views of trainees in the Academic Clinical Fellowship Programme in England Medical Teacher 2011;33:e637-e643
76 Goldacre MJ, Laxton L, Lambert TW, Webster P Career choices for public health: cohort studies of graduates from UK medical schools Journal of Public Health 2011 doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdr067
75 Lambert T, Goldacre M Trends in doctors' early career choices for general practice in the UK: longitudinal questionnaire surveys British Journal of General Practice 2011;61(588):e397-403
74 Clayton R, Lambert T, Burge SM Career choices in dermatology Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2009,35:86-90
73 Lambert TW Career entry and career course of medical graduates in the United Kingdom. In "Career entry and career perspectives of medical graduates in selected OECD countries; a comparative study", edited by Hendrick van den Bussche, Numero special 2010, Cahiers de sociologie et de demographic medicales, Paris
72 Goldacre MJ, Taylor K, Lambert TW Views of junior doctors about whether their medical school prepared them well for work: questionnaire surveys BMC Medical Education 2010, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/10/78
71 Goldacre MJ, Laxton L, Harrison EM, Richards JMJ, Lambert TW, Parks RW Early career choices and successful career progression in surgery in the UK: prospective cohort studies BMC Surgery 2010, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2482/10/32
70 Goldacre MJ, Davidson J, Lambert TW The junior doctor exodus BMJ Careers 2010, http://careers.bmj.com/careers/advice/view-article.html?id=20001543
69 Goldacre MJ, Laxton L, Lambert TW Medical graduates' early career choices of specialty and their eventual specialty destinations: UK prospective cohort studies BMJ 2010; ; 340:c3199 doi:10.1136/bmj.c3199
68 Taylor KS, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career destinations, views and future plans of the UK medical qualifiers of 1988 J R Soc Med 2010;103(1):21-30
67 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Lambert TW Retention in the British National Health Service of medical graduates trained in Britain: cohort studies BMJ 2009;338:b1977
66 Taylor KS, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career progression and destinations, comparing men and women in the NHS: postal questionnaire surveys BMJ 2009;338:b1735
65 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Laxton L Career choices made for the hospital medical specialties by graduates from UK medical schools, 1974-2005 Clinical Medicine 2009;9:42-48
64 Goldacre MJ, Willett K, Lambert TW Career choices for trauma and orthopaedic surgery: 30 years of surveys Ann R Coll Surg Engl (Suppl) 2008;90:134-8
63 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Bron, AJ Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005 BMC Ophthalmology 2008,8:3
62 Taylor K, Lambert T, Goldacre M Future career plans of a cohort of senior doctors working in the National Health Service J R Soc Med 2008;101:182-90
61 Taylor K, Lambert T, Goldacre M Career destinations, job satisfaction and views of the UK medical qualifiers of 1977 J R Soc Med 2008;101:191-200
60 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JW, Lambert TW The first house officer year: views of graduate and non-graduate entrants to medicine Medical Education 2008;42:286-93
59 Cave J, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Woolf K, Jones A, Dacre J Newly qualified doctors' views about whether their medical school had trained them well: questionnaire surveys BMC Medical Education 2007;7:38
58 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JW, Lambert TW Career preferences of graduate and non-graduate entrants to medical schools in the United Kingdom Medical Education 2007;41:349-361
57 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Views of doctors in training on the importance and availability of career advice in UK medicine Medical Education 2007;41:460-6
56 Turner G, Lambert TW, Goldacre M, Turner S Career choices for paediatrics: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools Child: Care, health and development 2007;33(3):340-6
55 Turner G, Lambert TW, Goldacre M Career choices for radiology: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools Clinical Radiology 2006;61:1047-54
54 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Doctors' views about their first postgraduate year in UK medical practice: house officers in 2003 Medical Education 2006;40:1115-22
53 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Turner G Career choices of the United Kingdom medical graduates of 2002: questionnaire survey Medical Education 2006;40:514-21
52 Lambert TW, Turner G, Fazel S, Goldacre MJ Reasons why some UK medical graduates who initially choose psychiatry do not pursue it as a long-term career Psychological Medicine 2006;36:679-84
51 Turner G, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Barlow D Career choices for obstetrics and gynaecology: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2006;113:350-6
50 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Domizio P, du Boulay C Career choices for pathology: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools Journal of Pathology 2006;208:446-52
49 Turner G, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Sear J Career choices for anaesthesia: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schools British journal of Anaesthesia 2005;95: 332-8
48 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Progression of junior doctors into higher specialist training: postal questionnaire survey of the United kingdom medical graduates of 1996 in 2002 Medical Education 2005;29:573-9
47 Evans J, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Postal surveys of doctors' careers: who writes comments and what do they write about? Quality and Quantity 2005;39:217-39
46 Goldacre MJ, Turner G, Fazel S, Lambert TW Career choices for psychiatry: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2000 from UK medical schools British Journal of Psychiatry 2005;186:158-64
45 Moss P, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Lee P Reasons for considering leaving UK medicine: questionnaire study of junior doctors' comments British Medical Journal 2004;329:1263-5
44 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Parkhouse J Estimation of numbers of UK medical graduates working in the NHS: comparison of capture-recapture analysis and exhaustive tracing Journal of Health Sciences Research and Policy 2004;9(4):234-6
43 Evans J, Lee P, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Pre-registration house officers' comments about working in the NHS: a qualitative study of the views of UK medical graduates of 1999 Medical Teacher 2004;26:250-5
42 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Lambert TW Country of training and ethnic origin of UK doctors: database and survey studies British Medical Journal 2004;329:597-600
41 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Vallance E, Mallick N Characteristics of consultants who hold distinction awards in England and Wales: database analysis with particular reference to sex and ethnicity British Medical Journal 2004;328:1347-9
40 Garcia J, Evans J, Redshaw M "Is there anything else you would like to tell us?" - methodological issues in the use of free-text comments from postal surveys Quality and Quantity 2004;38:113-25
39 Goldacre MJ, Turner G, Lambert TW Variation by medical school in career choices of UK graduates of 1999 and 2000 Medical Education 2004;38:249-58
38 Goldacre MJ, Davidson J, Lambert TW Doctors' views of their first year of medical work and postgraduate training in the UK: questionnaire surveys Medical Education 2003;37:802-8
37 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Evans J, Turner G Pre-registration house officers' views on whether their experience at medical school prepared them well for their jobs: national questionnaire survey British Medical Journal 2003;326:1011-1012
36 Goldacre MJ, Evans J,
Lambert TW
Media criticism of doctors: a new issue raised by junior doctors in response to surveys about their work British Medical Journal 2003;326:629-630
35 Lambert TW, Davidson JM, Evans J, Goldacre MJ Doctors' reasons for rejecting initial choices of specialties as long-term careers Medical Education 2003;37:312-318
34 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Turner G Career choices of the graduates of 1999 and 2000 from medical schools in the United Kingdom: questionnaire surveys British Medical Journal 2003;326:194-195
33 Evans J, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Views of junior doctors about the Specialist Registrar (SpR) training scheme: a qualitative study of UK medical graduates Medical Education
2002 ;36:1122-1130
32 Lee P, Goldacre MJ Views of general practitioners in academic posts about careers in academic general practice: a national survey Education for Primary Care 2002;13:465-71
31 Davidson JM, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J UK senior doctors' career destinations, job satisfaction and future intentions: questionnaire survey British Medical Journal 2002; 325: 685-686
30 Evans J, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ GP recruitment and retention: a qualitative analysis of doctors' comments about training for and working in general practice The Royal College of General Practitioners 2002 (Occasional Paper 83)
29 Lambert TW, Evans J, Goldacre MJ Recruitment of UK-trained doctors into general practice: findings from national cohort studies British Journal of General Practice 2002; 52: 364-372
28 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career destinations and views in 1998 of the doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1993 Medical Education 2002; 36:193-198
27 Davidson JM, Lambert TW, Parkhouse J, Evans J, Goldacre MJ Retirement intentions of doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1974: postal questionnaire survey Journal of Public Health Medicine 2001: 23:323-328
26 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Parkhouse J Graduate status and age at entry to medical school as predictors of doctors' choice of long-term career Medical Education 2001; 35:450-454
25 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW, Davidson JM Loss of British-trained doctors from the medical workforce in Great Britain Medical Education 2001;
35;337-344
24 Parkhouse J UK Medical School Intake and Output
1985-99
Medical Education 2001; 35:137-138
23 Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Stability and change in career choices of junior doctors: postal questionnaire surveys of the United Kingdom qualifiers of 1993 Medical Education 2000; 34:700-707
22 Goldacre MJ, Lee P Careers of academic dentists British Dental Journal, 2000; 188: 527 (letter)
21 Goldacre M, Lee P, Stear S, Sidebottom E, Richards R Views of academic dentists about careers in academic dentistry in the United Kingdom British Dental Journal, 2000; 188: 154-159
20 Evans J, Goldacre MJ, Lambert TW Views of UK medical graduates about flexible and part-time working in medicine:
a qualitative study
Medical Education 2000; 34:355-362
19 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Evans J Views of junior doctors about their work: survey of qualifiers of 1993 and 1996 from United Kingdom medical schools Medical Education 2000;34:348-354
18 Goldacre MJ, Davidson JM, Lambert TW Career choices at the end of the pre-registration year of doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1996 Medical Education 1999;33:882-889
17 Goldacre MJ, Stear S, Richards R, Sidebottom E Junior doctors' views about careers in academic medicine Medical Education 1999; 33 318-26
16 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ Career destinations seven years on among doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1988: postal questionnaire survey British Medical Journal 1998; 317: 1429-31
15 Davidson JM, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ. Career pathways and destinations 18 years on among doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1977: postal questionnaire survey British Medical Journal 1998; 317: 1425-8
14 Goldacre MJ Planning the United Kingdom's medical workforce British Medical Journal 1998; 316, 1846-7
13 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J Doctors who qualified in the UK between 1974 and 1993: age, gender, nationality, marital status and family formation Medical Education, 1998; 32, 533-7
12 Goldacre M, Lambert TW, Parkhouse J Views of doctors in the United Kingdom about their own professional position and the National Health Service reforms Journal of Public Health Medicine, 1998, Vol 20, No 1, 86-89
11 Parkhouse J, Lambert TW Home, training and work: mobility of British doctors Medical Education, 1997; 31, 399-407
10 Stear S, Goldacre MJ Survey of clinical academics in training grades: preliminary report. In: Clinical Academic Careers: report of an independent task force (Ch: Rex Richards) London: Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals 1997
9 Goldacre MJ, Stear S, Lambert TW The pre-registration year: the trainees' experience Medical Education, 1997; 31 (Supplement 1), 57-60
8 Edwards C, Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J Early medical career choices and eventual careers Medical Education 1997;31,237-42
7 Lambert TW The hopes and fears of the next generation Hospital Doctor, 1 May 1997 (NB not peer-reviewed)
6 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J Intentions of newly qualified doctors to practise in the United Kingdom British Medical Journal 1997;314:1591-2
5 Lambert TW Analysing specialty career trends British Medical Journal Career Focus (Supplement) 13 July 1996
4 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J Career preferences and their variation by medical school among newly qualified doctors Health Trends 1996;28:135-144.
3 Parkhouse J Intake, output and drop-out in UK medical schools British Medical Journal 1996;312:885
2 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Edwards C, Parkhouse J Career preferences of doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1993 compared with those of doctors qualifying in 1974, 1977, 1980 and 1983 British Medical Journal 1996;313:19-24
1 Lambert TW, Goldacre MJ, Parkhouse J, Edwards C Career destinations in 1994 of United Kingdom medical graduates of 1983: results of a questionnaire survey British Medical Journal 1996;312: 893-7

Standard reports of our surveys Back to Top

All can be downloaded in pdf format.

2005 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2016. January 2018.

2002 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2013. February 2016.

1996 cohort of UK medical graduates: sixth survey in 2015. April 2016.

1977 cohort of UK medical graduates: seventh survey in 2014. February 2016.

1974 cohort of UK medical graduates: ninth survey in 2014. February 2016.

2008 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 2013. November 2015.

2012 cohort of UK medical graduates: first survey in 2013. August 2015.

2008 cohort of UK medical graduates: second survey in 2011. May 2014.

2000 cohort of UK medical graduates: fifth survey in 2012. June 2014.

1999 cohort of UK medical graduates: fifth survey in 2012. June 2014.

1993 cohort of UK medical graduates: sixth survey in 2010/11 (Revised). October 2012.

2009 cohort of UK medical graduates: first survey in 2010. October 2012.

2005 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 2010. October 2012.

2005 cohort of UK medical graduates: second survey in 2008. October 2012.

2000 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2007. October 2012.

2008 cohort of UK medical graduates: first survey in 2009. October 2011.

2005 cohort of UK medical graduates: first survey in 2006. February 2011.

2002 cohort of UK medical graduates: first three surveys 2002-7. January 2011.

1999 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2007/8. January 2010.

1996 cohort of UK medical graduates: fifth survey in 2007/8. January 2010.

1993 cohort of UK medical graduates: fifth survey in 2004/5. January 2009.

1993 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2002/3. January 2009.

1988 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 2004. December 2006.

1977 cohort of UK medical graduates: seventh survey in 2004/5. July 2006.

1999 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 2005. January 2006.

1996 cohort of UK medical graduates: fourth survey in 2003/4. January 2006.

1999 cohort of UK medical graduates: second survey in 2002/3. December 2003.

1996 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 2001/2. December 2003.

1999 cohort of UK medical graduates: first survey in 2000/1. October 2001.

1988 cohort of UK medical graduates: second survey in 1999/2000. August 2001.

1996 cohort of UK medical graduates: second survey in 1999/2000. August 2000.

1993 cohort of UK medical graduates: third survey in 1999. June 2000.

Other methods of dissemination Back to Top

As well as reports and publications, UKMCRG has disseminated findings from the studies in a number of other ways.

Professor Michael Goldacre and other members of the project team have described the work of UKMCRG and results from the studies on numerous occasions at conferences and seminars, and to meetings of medical school Deans and Directors of Postgraduate Medical Education.

Specific requests for information from the studies from the NHS Executive are answered. This includes, from time to time, contributions to answers to Parliamentary Questions (PQs) where the studies provide relevant data.

We also provide information to other Department of Health groups such as the Doctors and Dentists Review Board (DDRB).

UKMCRG has also liaised with a number of outside organisations and individuals with interests in medical education.




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