Tackling the problem of burnout


Take five: HCPs (in this file photo) have been working flat out with few breaks since the start of the pandemic in Malaysia.

THE doctors, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) of Malaysia are burning out.

A study by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) involving 933 HCPs last May revealed that 54% of them were already reporting symptoms of burnout only three months into the pandemic.

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