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GPs to access free burnout service from January 2017


The job of being a GP Partner is truly awful. The workload is overwhelming. My friends think that the stress comes from seeing patients with terminal illness and complex health problems. That causes no stress at all. The stress comes from Docman,complaints,Ombudsman,CQC,QOF,law cases,scripts,poor secondary care,all matters being dumped on the GP,staff issues,problems with the premises,financial collapse,constant interruptions. The service won't be used much. We are too busy to access it. The problem lies in the job--not our ability to cope with it. Until I get out my own solution is to refuse to do as much as I can. I do the essential tasks and cut as mant corners as I can. Totally agains my ethos when I started the job. I just aim to survive each day. Taking one day at a time.

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07 Oct 2016

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