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Thought home visits by doctors were but a distant memory? The golden age of house calls is back – but with a slight twist.
Healthcare professionals run at full tilt, often putting the health and well-being of their patients ahead of their own. Lizette Rabe highlights the importance of sound mental-health care among the medical profession, along with medical students.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified burnout as a "syndrome," medically legitimizing it for the first time.
The MyLife Heathcare Centre pilot site in Johannesburg is the assembly-line version of of a GP's office, and it runs like clockwork.
Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the world.
Former South African Doctor Sean Cambridge billed more than twice the national Canadian average – and now regrets not taking more time to study instead.
Doc-U-Mentally is an eye-opening look at the grueling working hours of South Africa's junior doctors, writes Grethe Kemp.
Pietermaritzburg born-and-bred doctor Essop Solomon has returned to his beloved hometown from Saudi Arabia to once again serve the community.
Currently placed at Edendale Hospital’s emergency department, three sixth-year medical students from Iceland said their South African experience has been a refreshing change.
When it comes to advice about firearm safety, or reacting to a patient's prior abortions, a survey found significant differences between Democratic and Republican doctors.
Apple contractors in charge of quality control for Siri, the company's voice assistant, reportedly "regularly" hear private, sensitive information.
Doctor burnout is known to be associated with increased physician turnover and reduced productivity.
New research emphasises that 'doctors are human, too', and that they're 'labouring under the same psychological and fatigue constraints as everyone else'.
These are not your average doctors, they boast large social media followings and are trusted voices in other media platforms.
Medical experts are only human with limited experience – and there are times you may need to find someone else who is better suited to addressing your needs.
S0uth Africans studying medicine overseas have now turned to the courts in their desperate battle to be allowed to write the medical board exam, which would allow them to practise locally.
Your health is precious, so you need to be sure your doctor's the real deal.
Investigators found that people treated by surgeons regarded as 'disrespectful' experienced more complications during the month after their surgery.
According to a study, doctors were twice as likely to get the right diagnosis on the first try as a number of symptom-checking computer programmes.
Doctors are working 30-hour shifts, and enough is enough, says the South African Medical Association.
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