‘Sleeping is not in your job description’: Night-shift doctors ordered to stop napping  

Manning Hospital has backed down over its email requiring staff to stay awake.
Dr Sanjay Hettige.

Hospital bosses have apologised after ordering doctors-in-training to stop napping on night shifts.

Executives from Manning Hospital in Taree, NSW sent a stern email last Wednesday informing doctors that they should be helping out in the ED or in other wards should they find themselves with no further duties overnight.