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Female doctors will outnumber their male colleagues in the UK by 2017 according to a new report by the RCP.
For anyone who went to medical school in the last few years this will not be a big surprise - there have been more female medical students than male for several years.
What's really interesting about this research is the effect that this shift is likely to have on resources.
"It is likely to lead to an increase in part time working. Also, women on average make different specialty choices from men" says Prof Jane Dacre in the Telegraph.
"It may be, if current trends continue, that more doctors are needed to provide the same amount of cover."
With hours already being cut by the EWTD and an increase in part-time workers expected, are we heading for another doctor shortage?