Weekly working time limit for certain doctors in training increased to 52 hours

Implementation date: 1 August 2009

The Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2009 amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 to provide for the 48-hour working time limit for doctors in training, which has been phased in over a period of time ending 31 July 2009, to be increased to 52 hours for certain doctors in training until 31 July 2011. The Regulations list those categories of doctors in training to whom the 52-hour working time limit applies. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.