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Letters Junior doctors rise up in Poland

Problems of junior doctors in Poland: scientific insight

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 26 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4132
  1. Filip A Dabrowski, president1,
  2. Anna Oleksiak, specialist trainee in cardiology2,
  3. Anna Sladowska, specialist trainee in obstetrics3
  1. 1Junior Doctors Committee, Polish Medical Chamber, Medical University of Warsaw, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Starynkiewicza Square 1/3, 01-015 Warsaw, Poland
  2. 2Intensive Cardiac Therapy Clinic, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
  3. 3Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Histology and Embryology, Warsaw Medical Chamber, Warsaw, Poland
  1. fil.dabrowski{at}

Bettany reports the June demonstration by junior doctors in Poland against poor wages, quality of training, and a lack of regulation of working hours.1

The Centre for Studies and Analyses and the Commission for the Young Doctors of the Polish Medical Chamber conducted a survey among 2691 doctors under 35 in a specialist training system in Poland. Some 69% of respondents had …

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