Letters Impact of reduced working hours

Fundamental purpose of EWTD

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2421 (Published 18 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2421
  1. Jay Ilangaratne, founder1
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  • Competing interests: None declared.

Horwitz states that Moonesinghe and colleagues “concluded that these restrictions have had no negative impact on patient care and medical education.”1 2 In fact, they concluded that reducing working hours to less than 80 a week has not adversely affected patient outcomes and …

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