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Latest Working Time Directive Stories

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.

2011-03-23 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.

2008-08-04 12:00:31

FOR generations, Britain's junior doctors were synonymous with exploitation and overwork. To deliver its services, the National Health Service relied on them working up to 100 hours a week. It is self-evident that this put both doctors and their patients at risk.

2005-06-16 10:55:00

The European working time directive may put doctors' and patients' lives at risk, warn experts in this week's BMJ.


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