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Find out how the European Working Time Directive affects consultants, juniors and SAS doctors and read our top tips for working out of hours.
The EWTD is an EU initiative designed to prevent employers requiring their workforce to work excessively long hours, with implications for health and safety.
Answers to your FAQs, including: How does the EWTD protect me? What counts as 'working time' and what is 'rest'? What happens if a job breaches the EWTD?
Answers to your FAQs, including: How does the EWTD protect me? What are the risks? Can I opt out and what are the implications?
Answers to your FAQs, including: What counts as working time and what is rest? How has implementation affected SAS doctors? How can I make the EWTD work for me?
Simple steps that can be taken to improve facilities and reduce fatigue, so you can safely and effectively care for your patients.
Out of hours work can be a rewarding part of a portfolio career. There are, however, a number of pitfalls to look out for if you're considering this line of work.