Junior doctors look forward to shorter hoursBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7171.1473a (Published 28 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1473
- Linda Beecham
The European Commission has proposed that junior hospital doctors should be included in the directive on working time, which potentially limits their hours to an average of 48 a week.
If the Council of Ministers, which is due to meet on 2 December, endorses the proposal junior doctors would qualify for a rest period of 24 hours every week, 11 hours' consecutive rest each day, and …
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