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Junior doctors win landmark case over rest breaks

Junior doctors have won a court case against a hospital trust over rest breaks which could have far-reaching implications for the NHS. The 21 doctors said Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust failed to make sure they either took proper breaks or were paid extra for working. Lord Justice Bean said the trust's method of calculating breaks was "irrational" and a breach of contract.

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Source: HSJ, 31 July 2019



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