Junior doctors' hoursBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7005.632a (Published 02 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:632
- Christopher Wong
- 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 …