Half of junior doctors have concerns about the quality of care in their workplace, a new poll has found.
The Medical Protection Society poll of 1,000 training medics already working in hospitals also found:
- 70% feel they do not have enough time to care for patients.
- 82% have struggled with long hours in the last year.
- Almost two thirds said they had difficulty with heavy workloads.
- One in 20 have been forced to take time off due to stress.
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