[PDF] Fatigue and sleep deprivation – the impact of different working patterns on doctors

British Medical Association - BMA
British Medical Association (BMA)
Publication date:
10 January 2018


he BMA has produced guidance for doctors and other clinical staff on how best to manage the risks of fatigue associated with current working patterns.

This includes:

  • information about the causes and risks of fatigue
  • ways to maximise rest and recovery
  • guidance on supporting good quality decision-making
  • advice on managing night shift working
  • ways your employer and the BMA can help you.