Letters Debate on weekend working

Funding is insufficient for the NHS to work at weekend as it does in the week

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1854 (Published 28 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1854
  1. Michael G Wyatt, honorary secretary1
  2. On behalf of Cliff Shearman, Paul Blair, John Thompson, Vince Smyth, Ian Loftus, Alison Halliday, Tim Lees, Robert Sayers, Matt Thompson, Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam, Julian Scott
  1. 1Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons, London WC2A 3PE, UK
  1. mike.wyatt{at}nuth.nhs.uk

The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland agrees that we should provide seven day services to patients,1 if services are adequately resourced and the same facilities offered to all, whether weekday or weekend. This would include access to …

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