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Doctor, interrupted

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 17 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3774
  1. Roshan Vijayan, core surgical trainee, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK,
  2. Gregory Scott, neurology research fellow, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. roshan.vijayan{at}

Doctors may often feel aggrieved at the seemingly incessant interruptions from the pager, but they could perhaps take solace in the knowledge that they are not alone among hospital staff. Our analysis of paging activity over a two week period in a London teaching …

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