Almost half of UK doctors have considered quitting amid NHS burnout crisis

30 September 2019 – GP Online

A report published by the Medical Protection Society (MPS), almost half of doctors in the UK have considered quitting their job due to concerns about their personal wellbeing in the face of increased workload.

45% of doctors said they had thought about leaving the profession due to concerns about their wellbeing.

The findings were based on a health and wellbeing survey of 275 healthcare professionals and also found that around a third (35%) of doctors had considered moving abroad to escape the pressures of UK practice.


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