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Sixty seconds on . . . housework

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 11 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1775
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Do you mean house jobs? We call it foundation training these days

No, I’m talking about all of those domestic chores that need doing around the house: cooking, cleaning, laundry . . .

A woman’s work is never done

You may think that you’re joking, but a study published in JAMA Surgery has found that doctors who are mothers still do most of the childcare and housework.1 A survey of 1712 members of the Physician …

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