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Key recommendations

The following are expanded on in the Full recommendations section of the report

Improve the flexibility of job plans during a doctor’s career

Reduce or stop on call after age of 55-60 years, where desired

Recognise and celebrate the skills of senior colleagues through teaching and mentorship of newer colleagues, allowing a change of focus every 10 years

Lobby government to reform pension taxation and enable doctors to support their NHS Trusts in providing additional theatre sessions and clinics

Improve workplace culture by role modelling civility and respect amongst peers

Reduce the administration surrounding revalidation

Recognise the time needed in job plans to use electronic administrative systems and ensure they are effective and efficient