Healing the healing profession: Healthcare leaders must walk the talk


WHILE the recent death of a junior doctor in Penang might not have anything to do with bullying, it has certainly opened a Pandora’s box of toxic work culture in the Health Ministry.

There is a paucity of data on bullying among junior doctors in Malaysia, though. Probably the first proper report on it is a multicentre, cross-sectional study of 1,074 house officers (HOs) in 12 ministry hospitals accredited for HO training. The six-month study, from November 2017 till May 2018, showed a high workplace bullying prevalence of 13%. (“Workplace Bullying Among Junior Doctors in Malaysia”, published in the Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences in April 2021.)

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