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How to stay resilient as GPs
GP wellbeing

How to stay resilient as GPs


Posting by Claire Davies and Agata Perepeczko, Organisational Psychologist This week we welcome Agata to Network Locum, an organisational psychologist experienced in helping humanitarian aid workers increase their personal resilience via her work with Interhealth Worldwide. Resilience can be defined as an individual’s ability to adapt to stress, adversity, trauma or challenging times. These difficult … Continue reading

Resilience: what does the word actually mean?  A posting for GPs.
GP wellbeing

Resilience: what does the word actually mean? A posting for GPs.


   by  jenny downing  The GMC in 2014, announced the introduction of emotional resilience training in medical schools after it published the results of an internal review following the suicides of 28 doctors who committed suicide while under GMC investigation. Reported in Pulse Magazine, Professor Terence Stephenson, GMC chair, told Parliament that a GMC investigation was … Continue reading

GPs need to inform patients about false election promises
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GPs need to inform patients about false election promises


GPs were choking on their cornflakes on Saturday morning at Jeremy Hunt’s announcement in the Telegraph promising guaranteed same day access to GPs for anyone over 75. Having eventually swallowed their breakfast, GPs then brought it back up again laughing when they tuned into BBC Breakfast to witness Hunt floundering having been accused by the … Continue reading