Letters Doctors’ hours, again

Still not enough doctors

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c307 (Published 19 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c307
  1. Roger A Fisken, consultant physician1
  1. 1Friarage Hospital, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 1JG
  1. roger.fisken{at}stees.nhs.uk

    Wendy Reid’s otherwise commendable letter is marred by the statement that there are more consultants and doctors in training than ever before.1 This sort of feeble political truism simply won’t do. My own hospital’s medical department has struggled for several months to provide a safe high …

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