More and more NHS doctors opt for online courses

According to, a provider of online medical courses, there has been a 31% increase in doctors who complete courses on the internet, compared to last year, as it allows them to choose their own hours; 61% of GPs claim they have altered their practice as a result of these courses. Topics studied include ECG interpretation and child protection.

Dr Tim Ringrose, CEO of has said: “This means doctors are better informed to deliver better healthcare and to ensure our limited NHS resources are used to best effect.”

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