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UK doctors' views on the implementation of the European Working Time Directive as applied to medical practice: A quantitative analysis

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Objectives: To report on doctors' views, from all specialty backgrounds, about the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) and its impact on the National Health Service (NHS), senior doctors and junior doctors. Design: All medical school graduates from 1999 to 2000 were surveyed by post and email in 2012. Setting: The UK. Methods: Among other questions, in a multipurpose survey on medical careers and career intentions, doctors were asked to respond to three statements about the EWTD on a five-...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004391

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Language:
English
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pubs:459415
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uuid:e7d1c941-6d1d-4cb2-88b4-b8851955e1c0
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pubs:459415
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459415
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2014-05-17

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