Posts Tagged ‘EWTD’

Shift working trainees suffering more fatigue

Some doctors in training are tired and stressed because of their working patterns which could be putting patients at risk, the GMC warns. According to re...

A 65-hour week is just a matter of political will

It is now two years since the college began its campaign against the restrictions of the European Working Time Regulations. In February 2009 I asked Alan J...

Coroner criticises EWTD over doctor shortages

A coroner has voiced concern about the impact of EU limits on working hours in hospitals after hearing that an elderly patient waited five hours to be seen...