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Letter

EWTD has negative impact on training for surgeons

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7530.1476-a (Published 15 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1476
  1. Mohiemen Anwar, senior house officer, ear, nose, and throat medicine (dr_mohiemen@hotmail.com),
  2. Shabina Irfan, senior house officer, ear, nose, and throat medicine,
  3. Niall Daly, consultant, ear, nose, and throat medicine,
  4. Furrat Amen, specialist registrar, ear, nose, and throat medicine
  1. West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6AF
  2. West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6AF

    EDITOR—Devey expressed concerns about the future of training with the advent of the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) and the modernising medical careers initiative.1 We have just completed a national survey of 100 senior house officers in ear, nose, and throat medicine to assess …

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