No excuse for bullying, says Noor Hisham

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says bullying in government hospitals must stop at once. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 14, 2022.

THE idea that junior doctors need to be “ragged” to grow resilient is unacceptable and no excuse for bullying, health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today.

“We are aware that in training to become a doctor, one needs determination and has to be resilient throughout the two-year houseman period. But the way we train them should not involve any bullying or harassment.

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