Junior doctors' hours

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7005.632a (Published 02 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:632
  1. Christopher Wong
  1. Senior house officer in general surgery Department of Surgery, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Cardiff CF2 1SZ

    Members of Junior Doctors Committee are in cloud cuckoo land

    EDITOR,--I am sick to death of hearing about reducing hours, the intensity of work, and periods of rest. I cannot see how the Junior Doctors Committee has the nerve to recommend, in its annual report for 1995, eight hours of rest during night duty on an on call rota.1 I would then get more sleep while on call than when I am at home and, better still, would be paid for it.

    All the talk about intensity of …

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