Table 1

Yearly attendance and admission rates shown against medical manpower (2003–2009)

Year2003200420052006200720082009
Total attendance59 56962 69265 37766 37963 11663 62764 039
Admission rate (%)212117.815.816.617.315.7
Grade of doctorsCons 4Cons 4Cons 5Cons 5Cons 5Cons 5Cons 5
MG 5MG 5MG 5MG 5MG 5MG 8MG 8
SHO 11SHO 11SHO 11SHO 11SHO 11SHO 8SHO 8
Consultant work patternEvening (till 22:00) and weekend (8 h) shift started: The seniormost consultant was spared all shift work till retirement in 2008.1-in-13 Night shifts started to include all 5 consultants and 8 middle grades.
  • Cons, consultant; MG, middle grade; SHO, senior house officer.