Specialists more likely than GPs to cop workplace aggression

GPs and specialists are about equally as likely to cop aggression from patients and carers, a study shows.

Yet when it comes to aggression from co-workers, specialists are far more likely to be on the receiving end.

About two-thirds of GPs and specialists surveyed as part of the ongoing MABEL study say they've experienced verbal, written or physical aggression from those who have sought their help over the previous 12 months, a new paper reports.

Yet when asked about aggression from co-workers, specialists were