UK wait times rise due to cap on junior surgeons' hours

Collier, Roger
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE667
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the policy of Great Britain to decrease hours of workweek for junior physicians, which according to the Royal College of Surgeons resulted to increased wait times in surgeries and decreased training time of surgical trainees.


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