volume 27, issue 5, P580-585 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.834530
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Christopher J. A. Cowie, Jonathan D. Pešić-Smith, Alexandros Boukas, Richard J. Nelson, Timothy L Jones, Angelos G Kolias, Paul M Brennan, Ian C Coulter, Ian Anderson, Andrew Alalade, Adam Williams, Harith Akram, Chris Uff, Rafid Al-Mahfoudh et al.

Abstract: We report the results from a survey of the British Neurosurgical Trainees' Association which aimed to assess current rota patterns and their compliance with the government's working time regulations. The survey questioned whether trainees felt that shift working, imposed as a result of the European working time directive, is continuing to impact on patient care and training opportunities in neurosurgery. The responses to this survey indicate that neurosurgical trainees remain concerned with the impact that the…

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