Seven-day working in NHS welcome

Oxford Mail: Seven-day working in NHS welcome Seven-day working in NHS welcome

THE news that county hospital chief executive Sir Jonathan Michael is keen on more seven-day working is welcome and long overdue.

As peoples’ expectations of the NHS rise alongside healthier lifestyles and advances in medical care, the health service must embrace more flexible working.

Seven-day working also reflects one inescapable fact – demand on the NHS is soaring and only when the service works longer and more often, will it meet peoples’ expectations.

The question is, where will it stop?

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