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rota

A primarily UK term for a rotating schedule of similar work performed by a group of individuals in the same field of work or profession—e.g., junior doctors covering a particular service, or consultants working in the same department.

Rotas generally apportion the work equally and rotate night calls—e.g., 1:6 (one night on, 5 nights off)—for services requiring 24/7 coverage.
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He insisted gaps in rotas are filled by experienced locum doctors who have worked regularly in North Wales' hospitals.
Like in previous years, ROTA will once again bring the celebration of Garangao to hospitals, particularly for children with medical conditions.
SAY " A spokesman for the trust which runs the hospital said: "All rotas are compliant with European Working Time Regulations requirements and are signed off by trainees and the junior doctors' advisory team to confirm the meet both service and educational Go to echo.
FISC Sigonella Site Rota directed transportation between the port and the airfield where helicopters, pallets and rolling stock were made ready for air travel via C-5 Galaxy or C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.
In combination with our finding of nests between March and July and one instance of nest building in September, these observations suggest the Rota White-eye nesting season may extend as long as 10 months from December to September, and breeding may even occur year-round (Amidon et al.
Ms Rota is a public health advisor and laboratory coordinator in the Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Herpesviruses Laboratory Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rota, a lifting and handling solutions specialist to steel, water, rail, aerospace and construction industries, is to be integrated into Lloyds British Testing and will be known as the Lloyds Rota division.
Addresses to the Roman Rota of this same period were of a general nature, compared to those of his later pontificate.
Located midway between the famous Rock of Gibraltar and the Portuguese border on the Atlantic Ocean, Sailors' attraction to Rota is varied: nine months of sunny weather, travel opportunities, a rich Spanish culture and the benefits of living and working in a relatively small military community.
Anthony Rota's great-grandfather was Bertram Dobell (1842-1914), a distinguished bookseller and literary discoverer, his great-uncle was the bookseller Percy Dobell, his father was Bertram Rota who founded the present London firm of Bertram Rota Ltd in 1923, and his son is Julian Rota, the heir-apparent.
The new rota system was designed by staff to optimise staff resources in order to meet the demands placed on the emergency services and best meet their work-life balance requirements.
BA - hit by falling profits following the September 11 attacks - is planning a new six days on, two days off rota for its 10,000 ground staff.