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UK consultants warn of overwork and general demoralisation

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 12 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1576
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Representatives of the United Kingdom's 23000 senior hospital doctors say that they are demoralised and disillusioned by an increasing workload.

    At the BMA's senior medical staffs conference last week they expressed their concern that the implementation of the working time directive, clinical governance, peer review, and continuing professional development will decrease clinical time and …

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