Microbiology – Shift practice and rota

The usual week day working hours are 9am-5pm.

 

Trainees take part in 1 in 5 cross site out of hours on call, with consultant cover.

Weekend cover includes on site authorisation of lab reports and a clinical ward round on a Saturday, with the remainder of on call being provided off site by telephone.

On call is paid as a 40% supplement.

 


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