Tag: Housemen

Should Shift work for House Officers be abolished?

One may question this after an enlightening letter by a House officer, Dr. Timothy Cheng, who wrote : Revamp current shift system The main issue that gave birth to this shift system was the concern for the well-being of the

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50% of housemen in Sabah can’t cope, need retraining

This is the sad state of affairs in Sabah, and possibly even in other states in Malaysia. Is it that the workload is suddenly so bad despite the “glut” of housemen or that the housemen can’t cope for various reasons

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Feedback: Overworked housemen

We received a message from ‘Overworked housemen’ I would like to highlight that housemen are being overworked in the medical department in Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Under the Graduate Medical Officer Flexi Timetable system, introduced last September, housemen can only work

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