Monica Plaha

“I did a story on burnout in the NHS during the pandemic. I spoke to a young junior Doctor who broke down in the interview who said I don’t sleep, I don’t eat, I don’t want to be seen as weak or not good enough”

Senior journalist and BBC news presenter Monika Plaha discusses her journey from childhood, the taboo of divorced parents in South Asian culture, bullying & discrimination in the pursuit of her journey in journalism. She chronicles her experiences of reporting on NHS workers especially during the pandemic.

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