DOCTORS DISMAY : Two thirds of doctors feel unsafe at work
Thousands of doctors have told the British medical association they are not fully protected from Covid-19 in their place of work and for many, it’s likely to have been the case since the onset of the pandemic. Two thirds of doctors in the north east said they have safety concerns whilst at work. So why is this the case, and what can be done to rectify the issue.
The BMA has been regularly surveying doctors across the UK since April of last year to better understand their experiences and the issues they face as they care for patients in various settings, including GP practices and hospitals. The results have prompted calls for better access to more protective face masks, Covid-secure rest facilities and for doctors to be able to take the leave they haven’t been able to, so far. Dr George Rae from the British medical association has more.
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