The use of unaccredited registrars by public hospitals should be phased out because the positions exploit the growing desperation of junior doctors to win places on specialty training programs, critics say.

The call follows Dr Yumiko Kadota’s harrowing account of her life as an unaccredited surgical registrar at Bankstown-Lidcombe

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Professor Lisanti is the chair of translational medicine at the University of Salford, UK.

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