More process.....GPs are a resilient bunch the job is just so awful for them now: that is what needs to change not offering ''counselling'' or '''support ''. The best career move I made was getting out of GP.
If the above article is to be believed and 40% of GPs are suffering from a ''mental health condition'' why??
Used to be overworked but highly respected by all...that is very protective. Not now.
Different universities have always had different percentages goibg un to GP. Oxford and Cambridge have always been lower than average. Unsurprising really seeing some of the comments above. Nothing wrong with independent schools and actually quite a lot of doctors sons at Eton. Yes Oxbridge is vv competitive and what is wrong with that.
Why is it ''regressive'' (RCGP comment) when we go abroad we obtain appropriate insurance and would expect to pay...
Sauce for the goose......final year medical students and young doctors won't be held hostage by the SoS for Health. It cuts both ways....
It is abosolutely fine and very respectful. Only those lacking in self confidence or chippy in some way would find it a problem. A respectful term from a different era...
Simply illustrates for the new generations why cost benefit ratio doesn't work. As medicine takes some of the brightest compared with other top 10% graduates (rather than averages for all graduates as often quoted) young doctors earn a pittance. Why are these young kids still applying in their droves (or at least the girls are). At son's academic public school lots of girls go into medicine but few boys. I suspect because they realise in the future they wont earn proper professional remuneration.
One trick pony nurse.....ignore
Spot on UKIP. A lot of this nugatory activity (revalidation, CQC, performers lists, difficulties put in the path of returning GPs etc) which didn't exist twenty years ago it would be a start. There are a lot of recently retired GPs who would, if the regulatory / bureaucratic burden were less, would be available for locum work. Some GPs may even return from down under if all the cr..p with having to retake parts of MRCGP etc etc were removed.