‘Inexcusable’: Medical training of 486 trainee doctors badly affected by bullying, harassment and discrimination

The chair of the medical board says there is a 'critical and urgent' need for action.
Dr Anne Tonkin.

“It’s inexcusable.”

These are the words used by the chair of the Medical Board of Australia last week to describe the fact that 35% of medical trainees experienced or witnessed bullying, harassment, discrimination and/or racism [*] during the previous 12 months.