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Improving trainees exposure to acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: registrar of the week model
  1. Mohamed G Shiha,
  2. Sanjeev S Pattni
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohamed G Shiha, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK; Mohamed.shiha1{at}nhs.net

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We read with interest the recent paper by Raju et al that highlighted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gastroenterology training in the UK.1 This national survey of gastroenterology trainees showed a significant reduction in all aspects of training experiences including endoscopy, clinics, referrals and specialty ward cover. Furthermore, only 21% of the trainees were part of an acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) rota, a concerning figure that has not improved since the previous trainees survey in 2010.2 Although initiatives …

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  • Contributors Both authors drafted and approved the final letter.

  • 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.

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