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- Abi Rimmer
- BMJ Careers
So, are we talking guardian angels, guardians of the galaxy, or multiple copies of a leftie newspaper?
None of the above. “Guardians of safe working” are an entity created as part of the new contract for junior doctors in England.
It’s rather a highfalutin title. Who are these people?
NHS Employers said that the guardian would be a “senior person” who was otherwise independent from hospital management, so a consultant or senior manager. They would report to the board of the …