Junior doctors need to work more than 48 hours a week

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7121.1541 (Published 06 December 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1541
  1. A M Hamade, Senior house officer in general surgerya,
  2. A K AlDabbagh, Registrarb
  1. a Barnsley District General Hospital, Barnsley S75 2EP
  2. b Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield HD3 3EA

    Editor—Rory Watson reports that the European Commission is canvassing the degree of support for extending the 48 hour week to the small group of professions that was originally excluded from the legislation adopted in 1993.1 The social affairs commissioner, Padraig Flynn, said: “The …

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