Posts Tagged ‘Rota gaps’

Government must listen to doctors and take action over NHS rota gaps

For years, the BMA has argued that rota gaps are a serious threat to patient safety, to the education and training junior doctors receive and to the morale...

GMC urges doctors in training to share their experiences of rota gaps

The GMC is to ask doctors about the impact of rota gaps on their education and training, as part of this year’s national training survey (NTS). The re...

“Consultants must work more flexibly”

Consultants hold the key to solving juniors' lack of access to training following the implementation of the European Working Time Directive, a government-...

“Training is now under threat on many fronts”

The incoming government has to prioritise medical training and safeguard the quality of the NHS medical workforce, delegates heard at the BMA’s annua...

Four in ten juniors on understaffed rotas

A shortage of junior doctors is threatening to compromise clinical standards, the BMA has warned. A survey by the junior doctors’ committee reveals that...

Juniors fear rota gaps will worsen with WTD

Three quarters of juniors think the quality of their training will be adversely affected by the WTD, a survey reveals. The online poll - which raises m...