Junior doctors' hours

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7037.1042a (Published 20 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1042

Alternative representative body is needed

  1. Christopher Wong
  1. Senior senior house officer in general surgery University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF2 1SZ

    EDITOR,—A Simon Carney and the Junior Doctors Committee must think that those of us who do not agree with them are working in the dark ages. According to Carney's letter, we are still doing unnecessary operations till the early hours of the morning.1 I cannot remember the last time I had to operate after midnight other than in life threatening cases.

    Since the publication of my previous letter2 I have received many positive responses through the BMJ and personal communications. The response from the Junior Doctors Committee …

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