A large proportion of consultant time is spent in outpatient practice. This setting provides an excellent learning environment for different levels of a trainee if well organised. This article describes an evidence-based teaching approach and its evaluation by trainees, patients and carers in a typical district general hospital setting which it is hoped others might find helpful.
- medical education
- general paediatrics
- paediatric practice
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Contributors MB: conceptualised the paper. KM: carried out the literature review. EW: carried out the trainees survey and analysis. MB: responsible for patient survey and analysis. All authors contributed equally to writing the final version.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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