Long working hours, no sleep, no breaks! That’s how most of the Indian resident doctors work. The long run of the resident doctors from ward to ward is just similar to that of athletes participating in a marathon. Their battle over the working hours is years old. Often people blame doctors even for a small […]

India is all set to celebrate its seventy-three years of freedom! On this Independence day, as we turn back the pages of the past, it’s pretty clear that the road to development was not an easy one. We have come a long way since 1947. India’s progress can be measured through our world rankings in […]

    The medical profession in India is one of the most stressful careers. The increasing patient demand in hospitals and clinics can lead to increased stress among physicians. This over-burden can lead physicians to a state of burnout. Besides the obvious effects on the health and happiness of doctors, physician burnout leads to low-quality patient […]

Burnout! We all know what it is and how it feels like to face that situation. A feeling of extreme stress, it is so common that everyone in any career is susceptible to burnout. The World Health Organisation, for the first time, has recognised burnout in the International Classification of Diseases, or the ICD-11, the […]

A new study conducted in India shows that many doctors suffer from burnout-related symptoms such as emotional exhaustion, dissatisfaction or lack of feeling. For the study, about 500 doctors responded to a 25 point questionnaire. Some of the key aspects that the answers revealed were: • Lack of opportunities to evolve(“My work doesn’t offer me […]