These doctors were shamed and bullied for being sick

These doctors were shamed and bullied for being sick

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Doctors come forward to talk about the awful way they were treated while ill.
24 Dec 2016 - General
Shunjie Chua Chih Chiang Nieh i don't know how our country manages if medical students are sick. Nevertheless, they should be sent home if they needed rest just like what Singapore is doing. As part of a healthcare practitioner, we should not overuse our body. Once there is something wrong and needed some rest, we should a...
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Chih Chiang Nieh It is true that health professionals are also humans and are infallible. But unlike what you quote, i would reckon that doctors in Singapore should really consider carefully if they want to seek psychological guidance. If you are to read the fine print when you do register with the board in Singapore, there is a special declaration about mental conditions. Seeking help for psychological can impa...
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This should not be the case, and I'm quite horrified to hear the severity of some cases. In Singapore, if you're a medical student and you're down with a flu during rotations, you would be sent home immediately. The mentors are afraid that the students would spread the flu and most importantly, one can't function well when sick. There will be replacement exam dates, and if one is still unable to attend (due to truancy), he or she will be failed. However, if there is a legit reaso...
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