Warning that many doctors on 'brink of burnout'

A NSW survey shows doctors in public hospitals are working an average of 21 hours overtime a week: Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation

Burnt-out doctors are working an average of 21 hours of mostly unpaid overtime a week in NSW public hospitals because of COVID-19, a survey shows.

Dr Tony Sara.

The Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation (ASMOF) NSW is warning doctors and hospitals are at breaking point after surveying 813 clinicians across 14 specialties to gauge the pandemic's impact on their workload.

The union’s