Bullying a culture in public hospitals, says Hartal Doktor Kontrak


Raevathi Supramaniam

A medical team prepares to test people for Covid-19. Hartal Doktor Kontrak says the problem of senior doctors bullying their juniors is rife in the health service. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 12, 2022.

BULLYING of junior doctors in public hospitals is a chronic issue and a culture, according to Hartal Doktor Kontrak in dismissing the Malaysian Medical Association’s assertion that there had only been a handful of cases.

The group’s representative, Dr Omar Shahala, said the MMA’s claim was “nonsense”, adding that bullying was a systemic issue.


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