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Staff interruptions hamper doctors' work


Agree, agree, agree. I'm sure they do get interupted an inordinate amount of times and this does impact on patient care. However, no way do the doctors in my department get interupted anywhere near as often as I do (mostly by doctors). This includes being called away whilst I'm right in the middle of seeing a patient (or already doing 2 or 3 things at once) on a minor matter - which I would never do to a doctor! I hope this research isn't leading up to finding more roles that nurses and midwives can take over from doctors....

Posted date

14 May, 2010

Posted time

5:49 pm