The term burnout should be banished from medicine because it suggests individuals are at fault, instead of placing the onus on the overstretched system that clinicians work in, a UK physician says. In his keynote address to the Royal College of Physicians annual conference President Professor Andrew Goddard, a consultant physician, said: “What we call ...
Banish the term ‘burnout’ because it puts the blame on the individual
By Nicola Garrett
30 Apr 2019