The implications of the Working Time Directive: how can paediatrics survive?

Campbell, Colin; Spencer, Stephen Andrew
July 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p573
Academic Journal
The article discusses the implementation of Working Time Directive (WTD) in doctors' training and practice. The directive contains the 58 working hours per week with minimum rest requirements in Great Britain. This would be applied to nurses and other National Health Services (NHS) staff including consultants and grade doctors. In this regard, several radical changes would be undertaken, which include the changing workforce agenda and modernizing medical careers (MMC).


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