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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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This was done to establish a staggered rotation schedule across universities to ease the burden of the Illinois Auditor General = s coordinating the bid process for all nine universities in the same fiscal year.
According to Army Spokesman, departing troops will replace the already deployed Pakistan Army Contingent in the war ravaged country as part of the relieve and rotation schedule.
NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, February 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with its rotation schedule, the Supervisory Board has announced it will be nominating the following candidates at the General Meeting of Shareholders on 9 May 2009.
Meanwhile, the Ground Self-Defense Force completed forming a contingent to replace troops currently in Iraq under a three-month rotation schedule, in line with Defense Agency Director General Yoshinori Ono's order Thursday to do so, agency officials said.
on a rotation schedule, taking three two-hour classes one day and three different two-hour classes the next day.
Rotate your tires as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer or every 5,000 miles - For maximum mileage from your tires, stick to a rotation schedule.
In line with Peet's commitment to providing the freshest specialty coffee available, we have a dedicated Peet's team managing a strict product rotation schedule weekly at each store -- delivering a supply of Peet's fresh beans, days after roasting -- and at the same time they remove any stale coffee from the store shelves.
First, one of the three destroyers now deployed will soon be returning home in accordance with the rotation schedule.
To ensure our customers' experience with Peet's fresh, deep-roasted specialty coffee is the same no matter which QFC store they visit, our dedicated Peet's team manages a strict product rotation schedule that allows them to deliver a supply of Peet's fresh beans days after roasting and remove any stale coffee on a weekly basis.
State Farm worked with the advertising agency DDB Chicago to develop the commercial spot, which begins a full rotation schedule this week.
In addition to the daily demands of user provisioning, during one week each year in June the hospital experiences a five percent turnover of medical staff as a result of the medical residency rotation schedule.
That failure-to-abate notice charges that the employer had neglected to implement a job rotation schedule to reduce lead exposures.