In the School of Medicine, a Damning Report Begs the Question: What Now?

Ireland“Few people are under the illusion that health-science placements are easy: long hours, truckloads of information to absorb, patients to care for and – in many cases – no pay. This newspaper has previously documented the gruelling conditions of a health science work placement. In 2019, health science students spoke about working two jobs to keep afloat, long days and nights, chaotic hospital scenes and no pay. One midwifery student went as far as saying that placement was akin to ‘slave labour’ …” (more)

[University Times, 25 October]

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