Long hours of ‘tagging’ must change with the times

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  • Monday, 20 Mar 2017

HOUSEMANSHIP is just around the corner for me and 3,000 other medical graduates. I hope this will shed some light on what we are about to go through.

When housemen start their practice in hospitals, they will have to undergo a period called “tagging” whereby they will be attached to a senior houseman and will be trying to pick up basic procedures and documentation, where things are in the ward, and start seeing patients.

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