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Enabling guilt-free sick leave for doctors

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"Health systems can no longer expect medical staff to work at peak capacity at all times, with no redundancy to accommodate acute illness. Doctors already feel pressured to deny their own needs (giving up meals, bathroom breaks, even caring for our own illnesses) in order to meet the escalating and unsustainable demand for health care".

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**Acknowledgement, article was sourced from MJA Insight published on 19th March 2018, author of the article was Joseph Ting is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Public Health and Social Work at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.