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Letters New funding for junior doctors’ messes

Doctors’ rest facilities must be accessible

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4621 (Published 15 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4621
  1. Lydia J Earnshaw, junior clinical fellow in critical care
  1. Barts Health NHS Trust, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
  1. lydia.earnshaw{at}nhs.net

The new government funding for rest facilities should not be labelled as only for the junior doctors’ mess1; the remit needs to go far beyond that.

Accessibility was mentioned by both McKee and Batt-Rawden in the article—satellite rest hubs are key to ensuring that …

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