Banish the term ‘burnout’ because it puts the blame on the individual
By Nicola Garrett
30 Apr 2019
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 ...