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PSA concerned about the high number of unemployed doctors

# The Public Servants Association of South Africa says it is extremely concerned about the increasing number of unemployed doctors in the country especially in the Eastern Cape. Close to 700 medical doctors in the country have not been able to find a job in the public sector since qualifying. This is due to a shrinking health budget, rising salaries and high medical negligence claims. The association says government must prevent a scenario where doctors are forced to leave the country owing to a lack of job opportunities.