How protective is the working time directive?

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 09 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:621

We appeared to slash the salaries of new doctors in this editorial by Rhona MacDonald (7 August, pp 301-2). In the fifth paragraph we dropped a zero by mistake: 12 550 additional UK doctors would cost up to £780m [not £78m] ($1420m; €1150).


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