Almost a third of UK doctors may be burnt out and stressed, study suggestsBMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m323 (Published 27 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m323
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
Doctors working in emergency medicine and general practice are most at risk of exhaustion, stress, and compassion fatigue, researchers have found.
The study, published in the online journal BMJ Open found that nearly one in three doctors (31.5%) had high levels of burnout, while one in four (26%) had high levels of stress.1
The results were based on 1651 responses to online surveys of UK …