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Consultants' study leave--value for money?
  1. J. R. Bennett
  1. Department of Medicine, University of Hull, Hull Royal Infirmary, UK.


    The consultants in a single large acute hospital trust were given a personal allocation of 500.00 pounds for study leave and asked to supply reports on the purpose and value of that leave. The majority of consultants (82%) took leave during the 12-month period at an average cost of 182.80 pounds for each episode. Most was regarded of value and the majority was shared with other members of staff.

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