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EWTD: different solutions for different hospitals
  1. J Gilbert
  1. Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, Cheshire, UK

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Campbell and Spencer have enumerated the challenges that the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) presents.1 The basis of the problem appears to be that doctors in training will have to be grouped together in larger cells with a minimum of 10 on each rota. The rationale behind this assertion is that exposure to useful training time in clinics and non-acute …

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