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Ireland draws up plan for junior doctors' hours

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7200.1720d (Published 26 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1720
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    In the wake of unprecedented street protests by the 2500 junior doctors in the Republic of Ireland a 10 point action plan to begin the process of reducing junior doctors' working hours has been drawn up by the Department of Health and Children, the Irish Medical Organisation, and the Health Service Employers' Agency.

    The country's junior doctors were furious after the …

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