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2012-01-27 11:03:17

Junior doctors in the NHS are willing and able to help improve health services, but they don't feel valued or heard.

2011-11-11 14:22:02

Most of the 300 doctors in training rotas exempted from the 48 hour limit on working time imposed by the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) are now compliant.

2011-07-06 06:18:27

Junior doctors have no idea what they should be doing when a major incident, such as a terrorist attack or transport disaster occurs, according to this research.

2011-06-30 13:48:58

Will our junior doctors be ready for the next major incident?

2011-03-23 13:31:55

Reducing doctors' working hours from over 80 a week does not seem to have adversely affected patient safety and has had limited impact on postgraduate training in the United States.

2010-07-07 12:49:03

Specialist medical training programmes should retain some flexibility to help trainee doctors make the right career choices.

2009-09-23 08:02:57

People admitted to English hospitals in an emergency on the first Wednesday in August have, on average, a six percent higher mortality rate than people admitted on the previous Wednesday, according to research published in PLoS ONE September 22.

2009-09-06 12:38:12

More than 100 doctors in the Australian state of Queensland say their long work hours leave them dangerously exhausted. The Brisbane Courier Mail said in its Monday edition that the Queensland doctors reported their troublesome working conditions in a confidential survey and one doctor admitted the

2008-10-04 15:00:05

By HILL, Ruth OVER-DEPENDENCE on foreign doctors and nurses has made the health system vulnerable and the Government needs to invest urgently in training more doctors, the World Health Organisation says.

2008-08-21 18:00:00

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor GPs could be drafted in to run a major hospital's casualty department because there are not enough junior doctors, it emerged last night.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.