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Nearly half of physicians expect to be working under capacity for at least a year, RCP survey finds

BMJ 2020; 369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2634 (Published 30 June 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;369:m2634

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Almost half of physician specialists expect to be working at less than pre-covid-19 levels for at least 12 months, a survey by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has found.

The college conducted an internal survey of members of its Medical Specialty Board, which includes representatives from 30 specialties. Each member was asked, on behalf of their specialty, to estimate what capacity they expected to be working at over the next 12 months compared with pre-covid-19 activity …

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