n South African Medical Journal - RWOPS abuse 'eroding ethical standards of juniors' : izindaba
|Article Title||RWOPS abuse 'eroding ethical standards of juniors' : izindaba|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Aug 2013|
|Pages||505 - 506|
The impact of Remunerated Work Outside the Public Service (RWOPS) abuse on the ethical understanding of young doctors is 'devastating' while patient care is 'doubly disadvantaged', through a dearth of teaching and lack of actual physical care. This is how a respected Stellenbosch University medical and legal ethicist and a cutting edge community and primary health care innovator at the University of Pretoria (UP) see the fast-evolving RWOPS abuse saga which took centre stage in public health over the last 3 months.
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