DAUK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden writes for The Metro If we don’t start looking after our doctors there will be no one to care for our patients

The Doctors’ Association UK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden writes for Metro on how the NHS has changed over the past 10 years and what the impact has been on doctors. Sammy cites the blame culture, the pension tax, the junior doctor contract as key causes of rock bottom morale. She also warns that doctors maybe suffering from ‘moral injury’.


Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden for The Sunday Times: empathy “beaten out” of doctors

Following an article published last week suggesting that doctors need communication skills lesson due to evidence of a loss empathy during training DAUK was asked to respond.

DAUK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden who has authored a number of research papers on empathy decline in doctors and medical students wrote this letter to the Editor, published today in The Sunday Times: