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Can GP ‘resilience’ coaches help stave off burnout?

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Surely this is going to be a counter-intuitive exercise? Mainstay of preventing burnout is a good work-life balance - main way of achieving that is reducing your sessions, therefore more part time staff in primary care (not that there's anything wrong with a GP choosing to do that, but it reduces the workforce, which is the opposite of what they're trying to achieve). There are no other achievable measures that can be taught to reduce stress, as all other factors contributing to burnout (financial restrictions, CQC inspections, 10 minute appointments, patient expectations, secondary care dumping) are beyond the control of the GP, so taking charge of your own hours is the likely outcome for most...

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14 Apr 2016

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10:04am

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