Junior doctor found dead at QE hospital days after starting job
Eduard Zigar, 25, was found dead at the Edgbaston hospital on Bank Holiday Monday on August 27
A 25 year old doctor has hanged himself in his hospital, only 3 days into his new job. Guys, if you are feeling overwhelmed, desperate, broken or depressed, *please* seek help. A mate / colleague /
24/7 phone counselling / Samaritans on 116123.
Rinesh Parmar *Standing for BMA Counc
Sadly this is the news that we have been helping doctors with over the last few days. Your current committee
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are committed to helping anyone and have highlighted resources available.
Dr Dominic Pimenta
Another tragic and unnecessary death. I think every junior doctor in today’s NHS can empathise. We’ve all been there, to some degree. Myself included. This is what it’s like. /thread
Dr Lauren Gavaghan
Devastating. 25 yr old junior doctor died by suicide on his third day at work. Please Drs, seek support.
run a telephone counselling service, Colleges can offer support, as can deaneries, ES’s/CS’s. Please, reach out. Look out for each other.❤️