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A survey published today by The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has found that 90% of doctors reported some form of depression, anxiety, stress, emotional stress or other mental health condition related to or made worse by work.

The survey, on Doctor Mental Health and Well-Being was open to IMO members from the 21st of December 2020 to the 18th January 2021, at the beginning of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland.

According to the IMO, the results of the survey reveal worryingly high levels of stress and burnout among doctors with 7 out of 10 doctors reportedly at high risk of burnout.

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