HC Deb 27 July 1982 vol 28 c483W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will consult with those responsible for the standards of undergraduate medical education in order to improve the overall obstetric experience and expertise of newly qualified doctors; and if he will consider making a six-month obstetric appointment a mandatory part of the present three-year trainee period for general practitioners to meet the demands for domiciliary confinements.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

No. The content of training for general doctors is primarily a matter for the professional and educational bodies concerned who are represented on