Probe into death of trainee doctor for signs of bullying, says Ramasamy

Penang DAP deputy chairman P. Ramasamy says the death of a houseman at the Penang General Hospital has brought to fore the appalling training conditions for trainee doctors in Malaysia. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 4, 2022.

THE recent sudden death of a trainee doctor in Penang Hospital could have been avoided if the administration had taken a serious look into the pervasive bullying of young trainee doctors, P. Ramasamy said today.

The Penang deputy chief minister said it was a shame that the Health Ministry was not addressing the practice of bullying and shaming of young trainee doctors.

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  • The director of the hospital should be sacked or asked to resign.

    Posted 3 months ago by Elyse Gim