Navigation Links
Health Board and Doctors’ Association clash on working hours issu

Dr Christopher Landrigan, from Harvard University, a specialist in the area of sleep deprivation has prepared a report on the repercussions of lack of sleep on health //care professionals. Presently, he has been deputed by the health board to lend his observations on the optimum working hours for Doctors, perfectly timed, when the talks between the health boards and the resident doctor’s association were reaching a stalemate.

Dr Stephen Child, the director of clinical training at Auckland District Health Board said "What this research shows is that we are on the right track. It confirms that we are doing well and it points to the few exceptions where we can focus and do better. The current negotiations are not a dispute over hours, but rather how we can achieve these improvements - especially in the area of night work and long shifts. The Landrigan report provides an independent, international view of the working hours of junior doctors in New Zealand and it shows that our conditions are among the best in the world. It also points to areas where we can do more."

But Resident Doctors' Association general secretary Dr Deborah Powell has expressed that the calculation reflected in the report is more salary based rather than on the number of working hours. According to her there is a lot of information that is distorted, with a motive to project a problem-free scenario.

The health boards have put up a proposition to allow differences in working conditions for which the consent of union members is being sought. The resident doctors union is not about to agree with the proposed recommendations.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
2. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
3. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
4. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
5. Health at heights
6. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
7. Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk
8. Unsatisfactory Grade On Womens Health Issues
9. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
10. Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?
11. Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Empower Brokerage, ... their training and leads programs. , In February, 2017, Empower Brokerage introduced their ... Performance Partners is designed to teach how to maximize their sales efforts, as ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Finding Christ Through Social Media: ... journal chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with God. “Finding Christ Through ... is the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, a follower of Christ, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Vintage and ... a retired minister and college Bible teacher residing in North Carolina with his wife, ... who have blessed them with six grandchildren. David is also the author of “Shadow ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles”: a boisterous story ... fullest, as God intended. “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles” ... passion for writing, especially about truth and human behavior. , Published by Christian Faith ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... A recent report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) advocates for ... on a review of GPA and SAT/ACT requirements at 221 institutions in 25 states, ... that this higher bar should be set by states, by the Council for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , Mar 23, 2017 Research and ... Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to ... ... of around 6.9% over the next decade to reach approximately $3.5 ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 The ... ageing population, increasing diabetic population, accelerating economic growth and increasing ... this industry are higher life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising ... emerging markets. However, the expansion of the market is hindered ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017  Transportation Insight, a multi-modal ... end-to-end supply chain management firm with expertise serving clients ... Solutions Rick Zaffarano was named a 2017 ... Supply Chain by the only publication exclusively dedicated to ... supply chain. "Rick has brought to Transportation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: