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Take a break: HALT—are you Hungry, Angry, Late or Tired?
  1. Anna Baverstock1,
  2. Fiona Finlay2
  1. 1 Community Child Health, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, UK
  2. 2 Community Child Health, Sirona, Bath, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Baverstock, Paediatrics, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton TA1 5DA, UK; Anna.baverstock{at}

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There is a groundswell of support and enthusiasm for prioritising staff breaks. Within trusts, there have been some high-profile campaigns started we believe at Guys and St Thomas’.1 The British Medical Association (BMA) are also launching their #giveusabreak campaign.2 The Health Education England National Health Service Mental Wellbeing report highlights this.3

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