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Letters Suing for lack of breaks

Break pay is deducted for locum shift work covering rota gaps every six hours regardless

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 06 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1574
  1. Victoria Asfour, clinical fellow
  1. Imperial College London, St Mary’s Hospital, London W2 1NY
  1. mdb99va{at}

Junior doctors are right to take a trust to court for denying them breaks every four hours.1

In addition, we as junior doctors often have to do extra locum shift work to help to cover …

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