On call rota system best for doctors' healthBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7088.1145f (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
- Martyn Halle
Junior doctors may have escaped 80-90 hour weeks, thanks to the New Deal reforms. However, some of the new work methods the reforms have spawned are not proving popular. A new study shows that the old fashioned, on call rota system still gets the thumbs up from juniors and is better for their mental wellbeing (Journal of the Royal College of Physicians …
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