Reworking safe hours
- Young doctors facing extreme stress in hospital and other training settings
- Pressurised working conditions take their toll on registrars' health
- New moves by professional bodies to limit young doctors working hours
PROFESSOR John Marley doesn’t understand why it’s so hard to implement a national standard for safe working hours for junior doctors in Australia.
Until 2006, Professor Marley was the pro vice-chancellor for the faculty of health at Newcastle University, where he mentored students, including Dr