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Revealed: one in seven GPs turns to alcohol and drugs to cope

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Not sure where you're going with this. Are the figures worse than any other comparable profession,teachers,social workers etc. Are they getting worse,I suspect more than one in seven of my generation used alcohol,for stress,to sleep,and for the sheer joy of it. How do the figures compare with GP's in other countries e.g Southern Ireland For all her worrying, this is the role into which HSL is trying to push as many young doctors as possible,presumably on the basis of a cold calculation that it is a price worth paying. It would not be unreasonable to talk about heat and kitchens. It is fundamentally ludicrous to suggest there is any plan to address it now or in the future.

Posted date

01 Nov 2017

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9:41am

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