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full shift

A UK term for a (hospital) work shift which divides the total working week into definitive time blocks, with doctors or other staff rotating around the shift pattern. Doctors work for the whole duty period, except for natural breaks; juniors are rostered for duty periods of up to 13 hours.
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Clever Cookie made Full Shift pull out all the stops in what was a definite step up on his first attempt over hurdles, when also second at this track back in November.
Crews do arrive before their allocated start time to set up their vehicles etc so they would be available to start a couple of minutes early rather than keeping on tired staff who have already done a full shift.
Patient campaigners yesterday said nurses working for hours after doing a full shift was putting patients in a "dangerous situation".
The LE4 is the first camera built on a next generation modular platform, designed for departments who wish to record a full shift without interrupting that shift to download or recharge.
Virak, Don Poli and Full Shift, each a lightly raced improver hailing from a big yard, are others to merit a second look.
The eight-hour battery operating time, with 100-hours standby time, ensures that batteries last a full shift.
A key feature of the ICW is its 12-hour full-disclosure capability -- sufficient to span a nurse's full shift -- with options for up to 72 hours.
CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines officers will get a firsthand look at the company's front-line operations when they work a full shift alongside public-contact employees at airports and on flights worldwide during "Customer Day" on Thursday, July 30.
The Rangers midfielder was included in the squad to face Argentina at Hampden next Wednesday, but his club boss feels that it is too early to expect a full shift from a player who was sidelined for five months with ankle injury.
A Department of Health spokesman said today: "The survey was based on the assumption that it takes 10 middle-grade doctors to staff a full shift rota, which we do not accept.
BRECHIN manager John Young last night admitted that his Third Division high fliers risk a shock cup exit if they don't put in a full shift against minnows Keith this afternoon.
Eusterman concluded: "The market for the rugged, full shift performance of Vocollect's Talkman solution has really taken off in the last four or five years.