The following is a personal account by a contract doctor at a public hospital. The doctor, in his 30s, spoke to Malaysiakini on condition of anonymity.
Government doctors are not allowed to speak to the media without authorisation as they may face disciplinary action.
This doctor recently tendered his resignation. He was attached to the Emergency Department.
On the desperate situation
I resigned with a 24-hour notice because I couldn't stand to work another day. I'm too exhausted. My mental health is out.
Despite the minister saying that everything is under control...