Physician Burnout Part 4: Increasing Our Re-charge at Home

Physician Burnout Part 4: Increasing Our Re-charge at Home

Our lives are often frenetic both at home and at work. The last person that we look after is usually our self. If we step back and consider this for a minute, or if we look at it from the standpoint of us giving a patient advice, then our advice would be that in order...
Physician Burnout Part 1: Preventing Burnout

Physician Burnout Part 1: Preventing Burnout

I am a doctor, a GP. I have worked in the NHS for over 20 years. I have always loved my job. Then, stress and anxiety completely crippled me. I no longer enjoyed working as a GP. In fact, I dreaded it. I was exhausted and burnt out. I am not alone in this. Over the...
Stress and Burnout

Stress and Burnout

Stress is endemic at the moment – the NHS is widely known as being a very difficult environment to work in, and doctors seem to be either leaving, emigrating, or becoming so stressed that it results in illness and long-term sick leave. So why are we as a profession so...

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