Do junior doctors take sick leave?

Perkin, M. R.; Higton, A.; Witcomb, M.
September 2003
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2003, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p699
Academic Journal
Presents a study that examined the effects of changes in working conditions, including the introduction of the New Deal, on the sick leave behavior of junior doctors in Great Britain. Information on the study's use of a questionnaire completed by junior doctors in a large teaching hospital in 1993 and in 2001; Factors that influenced the decision of junior doctors to take sick leave; Significance of hospital policy when the doctors contract an infectious illness.


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