Why clinics and hospitals are failing their staff

Despite promoting 'health and wellness' to the wider community, healthcare organisations are neglecting to encourage the message among their employees - this must change
Dr Suneel Dhand

Anybody who has even a passing interest in health and wellness knows the sobering fact that a large number of medical problems that plague society today are the result of unhealthy living habits.

Conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, which are reaching epidemic proportions, are directly linked to poor eating and inactivity. Official statistics show that around 70% of Americans are overweight or obese — and 67% of Australians.