Revealed: the specialty with the least happy registrars
Psychiatry registrars appear to be the least happy among hospital-based specialist trainees, a new Australian study has found.
A research team has drawn on seven years of data from the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) survey to determine factors associated with work satisfaction among trainee doctors.
More than 3500 registrars were asked: "Taking everything into consideration, how do you feel about your job?"
They responded using a five-level Likert scale: "very satisfied", "satisfied",