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UK consultants act to limit spiralling workload

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7188.896b (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:896
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Representatives of the 23000 senior hospital doctors in the United Kingdom are so concerned about the increase in the volume and intensity of their workload that they have warned that patient safety is now at risk.

    At a meeting of the Central Consultants and Specialists Committee (CCSC) last week members agreed to mount a public campaign …

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