Penang health dept to discuss issues faced by doctors at state-level meeting


Ravin Palanisamy

Penang health committee chairman Norlela Ariffin hopes the Health Ministry will start being transparent in all matters and change the culture of keeping issues under wraps. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 6, 2022.

THE Penang health committee will convene a state-level meeting soon to investigate problems faced by junior doctors, Norlela Ariffin said. 

The state health committee chairman said it wants to find an amicable solution to issues faced by junior doctors.


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  • Expecting the Penang hospital administration or the state health department to resolve this ongoing sadism by doctors against their junior colleagues is a waste of time. There must be an important role for doctors from outside the system. The Malaysian Medical Association is best placed and the most trusted to look into these evil deeds by maniacs in white coats. Unless some of these senior doctors, including the consultants are brought to book, this evil will continue to be perpetrated. For a start, there is a dire need to transfer at least 50% of the doctors, senior MOs and consultants, to other states. The punishment must be severe enough to ensure that at least most of these sadists will think twice before they bully again. Not to be left out are the ward sisters and nursing staff who are willing accomplices of these maniacs.

    Posted 1 month ago by Simple Sulaiman