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Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Office space affecting patient care

Patient confidentiality is being put at risk as hospital policy forces doctors to "hot-desk", according to a survey.

The British Medical Association (BMA) said budget cuts and increased demand for office space from senior managers is reducing the amount left over for practising doctors.

Its UK-wide poll found that 54% of junior doctors questioned and a quarter of consultants have seen their office space cut in the last year.

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