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Sickness absence rates across the NHS

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 25 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2210
  1. Tom Moberly
  1. The BMJ

Sickness rates among doctors were less than a third of rates across the NHS as a whole in 2016/17, data released by NHS Digital show

On average, hospital doctors were absent because of sickness on 1.3% of the days on which they were scheduled to work in 2016/17. Doctors in training had an …

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