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UK doctor leaders back calls for workload cap 'to protect sanity of GPs'


I suggest those representing us to study carefully and ‘digest‘ the ‘working time directive’ or ‘working time regulations’ before proposing any actions: weekly working hours Contents Government Digital Service You can’t work more than 48 hours a week on average - normally averaged over 17 weeks. This law is sometimes called the ‘working time directive’ or ‘working time regulations’. You can choose to work more by opting out of the 48-hour week. If you’re under 18, you can’t work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week. Exceptions You may have to work more than 48 hours a week on average if you work in a job: where 24-hour staffing is required in the armed forces, emergency services or police in security and surveillance as a domestic servant in a private household as a seafarer, sea-fisherman or worker on vessels on inland waterways where working time is not measured and you’re in control, eg you’re a managing executive with control over your decisions

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26 Jun 2018

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