Abolish "on-call duty from HOME" of emergency hospital doctors - Change to "on-site duty".

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Abolish "on-call duty from home" of emergency hospital doctors - Change to "on-site duty of doctors with the patients within the hospital".

...on-call from HOME must be abolished!

All doctors must work ON-SITE within the hospital and the wards. Otherwise, it decreases the number of doctors with the patient, decreases learning among doctors from each other and leaves patients in the hands of "novice doctors" in the hospitals! Senior doctors should not be allowed to sit at home while on-call leaving the patients in the hospital.

...YES! Absolutely! As any doctor would prefer for own relatives.

...those can be exempted from on-call. There can be dedicated ones on-site mostly.

...this is a world issue. Everywhere in the world, similar problem exists. Greater they become experienced with greater wisdom, they tend to become "cyber doctor" instead of directly contributing towards patients.

Is working as a "cyber doctor" illegal??
https://forums.studentdoctor.net/threads/is-working-as-a-cyber-doctor-illegal.13994/

On-call responsibility:
https://www.acep.org/Clinical---Practice-Management/On-Call-Responsibilities-for-Hospitals-and-Physicians/

Doctor whose mistakes cost life of six-year-old struck off after High Court challenge: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/25/doctor-whose-mistakes-cost-life-six-year-old-struck-high-court/

 



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