Junior doctors' shifts and sleep deprivation: Please make on-call rooms available to doctors at night

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7515.515-a (Published 01 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:515
  1. George I Varughese, research fellow (georgeiv@doctors.org.uk)
  1. ASCOT Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B18 7QH

    EDITOR—The editorial by Murray et al reassured me that senior members of the Royal College of Physicians have concerns for and appreciate junior doctors' hard work.1 2

    I recently worked nights as a medical registrar at a university hospital in this region and was shocked to see the notice on the door to the on-call rooms, saying …

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