Letters Debate on weekend working

A proper 24/7 emergency care service is needed in the NHS

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1871 (Published 28 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1871
  1. Matthew J Reed, emergency medicine consultant1
  1. 1Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
  1. mattreed1{at}hotmail.com

The increasing workload in UK emergency departments,1 the increasing complexity of cases, the crisis in the workforce,2 and the need for senior decision makers3 have …

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