Doctors in the spotlight / Mindfulness and burnout / Work life balance

Worker Drones: Have We Been Institutionalised by the NHS?


Blog post by GP Nick Marotta The NHS is a powerful brand. It symbolises everyone pulling together and looking after one another; going the extra mile. A kind of Blitz spirit prevails. This “we’re all in it together” attitude institutionalised many staff to accept deteriorating pay and  conditions in a belief that it’s for the … Continue reading

How to stay resilient as GPs
Mindfulness and burnout / Work life balance

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.
Mindfulness and burnout / Work life balance

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