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Workplace gyms and canteens should suit doctors’ working patterns, says BMA report

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 10 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4272
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Inequality of access affects workplace health and wellbeing services, the BMA has said in a report that calls for more flexible opening hours to accommodate doctors’ working patterns.1

The report on supporting health and wellbeing at work found that NHS pressures, including underfunding, workforce shortages, and rising patient demand, were affecting doctors’ mental and physical wellbeing.

It urged trusts and health boards to review their current funding and commissioning of health and wellbeing services to ensure that they meet doctors’ …

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