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'Verbal Abuse' – Common Among Doctors

by Medindia Content Team on June 23, 2006 at 2:14 PM
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'Verbal Abuse' – Common Among Doctors

Verbal Abuse from patients in Ulster Hospital were been faced by the doctors - a report from doctors leader said.

Another study by the BMA in Northern Ireland, say a similar case of verbal abuse by doctors on doctors were also been found. A postal questionnaire addressed to all BMA workers in the hospital grades during summer 2005 revealed the problem.

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More than half doctors participated in the survey revealed their terrible experience of verbal abuse by a patient's friend or his relative - Research shows.

One fifth reported to be avoided by their colleague and a few faces verbal abuse from their colleagues. While only 1/10th found to be verbally abused or excluded by the higher officials.

Since all feel to be treated less favourably than their co-workers 'Equality and Diversity' is the main motto to be followed in all premises - The survey results concludes.

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