'Bullying, exam stress, burn-out. I still struggle to get up every day'
DOCTORS ARE HUMAN TOO
A special series dedicated to ending the silence around the long-neglected issue of doctors' mental health.
In this piece, Dr Kate Johnson, a senior registrar, describes the unforgiving culture that is driving young doctors to the edge.
It is hard for me to tell this story. A voice in me says, ‘no one cares’, ‘what would you know anyway?’ and ‘you have no right to enter this