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RCP survey highlights workload, morale, and patient safety concerns

BMJ 2017; 356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1313 (Published 16 March 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j1313
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

The Royal College of Physicians has published a report highlighting physicians’ concerns about high workloads, low staff morale, and risks to patient safety.

The report, launched on Thursday 16 March at the college’s annual conference in Manchester, includes the results of a survey of college members conducted online between 9 January and 3 February.1

Of the 2101 physicians who responded to the survey, 55% said …

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