The balance between work and family

Chris Ellis
South African Family Practice | Vol 59, No 4 : July/August| a4727 | DOI: | ©
Submitted: 07 August 2017 | Published: 08 August 2017

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Chris Ellis, Private Practitioner, South Africa

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We all have a problem keeping a balance between work and family life. The Johannesburg psychiatrist, Bernard Levinson once wrote:

“Doctors’ children are very special. They grow up in the hurlyburly of telephone calls, consultations and emergencies. A world in which every person has priority over their own needs. In a setting of such intense caring, the doctor’s children often have to wait”.


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