European Working Time Directive
The main points relevant to FY2s and GPSTs working in General Practice are:
- An average of 48 hours working time each week, measured over a reference period of 26 weeks
- 11 hours continuous rest in 24 hours
- 24 hours continuous rest in 7 days (or 48 hrs in 14 days)
- A 20 minute break in work periods over 6 hours
See the links and documents below for specific advice.