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One in 10 Irish GPs work every weekend

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7163.904c (Published 03 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:904
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    Almost one in 10 GPs in the Republic of Ireland are forced to work every weekend, and GPs now work an average of 81 hours a week, including on call work, according to the national general practice survey--the most comprehensive survey of its kind ever carried out in Ireland.

    The survey, the fourth and final part of which is …

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