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Doctors face verbal abuse or violence

By Wang Xiaodong | China Daily | Updated: 2015-05-29 07:33

13 percent of physicians and nurses have been injured by patients, according to white paper

More than 70 percent of doctors in China have suffered verbal abuse or physical violence, according to a white paper released by the Chinese Medical Doctor Association.

The paper on the status of the profession, released on Wednesday, is based on the results of surveys conducted over the last six years that questioned 9,524 doctors in more than 10 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions of China.

Doctors face verbal abuse or violence

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