Wellbeing for GPs

Advice and information to help GPs look after their health and wellbeing, including tips for dealine with burnout and stress and details of where to access support.

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Where can GPs access help and support if they are struggling to cope?

Where can GPs access help and support if they are struggling to cope?

GPonline provides a list of organisations that can help GPs who are dealing with...

Practical tips to help GPs deal with burnout

Practical tips to help GPs deal with burnout

A quick guide to the signs of burnout and advice on how to avoid it.

How does the NHS GP Health Service work?

How does the NHS GP Health Service work?

The NHS GP Health Service provides support and treatment to GPs struggling with mental...

Avoiding burnout and promoting self-compassion

Avoiding burnout and promoting self-compassion

Burnout among GPs is increasingly common. Dr Suzy Jordache, senior medical educator...

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves
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Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves

As humans we all have the same needs for rest and recuperation, and it is worth spending...

Wellbeing for GPs: It is time we addressed doctors' unmet needs
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Wellbeing for GPs: It is time we addressed doctors' unmet needs

As GPs we have all come across PUNs and DENs. But it's now time we started to consider...

GP training: Five tips to help GP trainees avoid burnout

GP training: Five tips to help GP trainees avoid burnout

Dr Patrice Baptiste offers advice to other trainees on how to avoid burnout, based...

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Dr Jennifer Napier explains how 'Schwartz Rounds', where a multidisciplinary group...

Wellbeing for GPs: What can we do to prevent burnout?
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Wellbeing for GPs: What can we do to prevent burnout?

What does burnout in general practice mean and how can we reduce the risk of it happening...

Wellbeing for GPs: Dealing with constant NHS change

Wellbeing for GPs: Dealing with constant NHS change

The NHS seems to be in a constant state of change, which can be extremely stressful....

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Dr Jennifer Napier shares tips and advice from delegates at this year's RCGP annual...

Wellbeing for GPs: How self-compassion can help us tackle stress and anxiety

Wellbeing for GPs: How self-compassion can help us tackle stress and anxiety

Good levels of self-esteem and self-compassion lead to less anxiety and depression....

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of a good night's sleep

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of a good night's sleep

Sleep performs a vital function in protecting our mental health, but what can you...

Wellbeing for GPs: Can professionalism harm our own wellbeing?

Wellbeing for GPs: Can professionalism harm our own wellbeing?

Professionalism can mean going the extra mile for patient care - it can also mean...

Wellbeing for GPs: Mindfulness for GPs
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Wellbeing for GPs: Mindfulness for GPs

What is mindfulness and how can it help GPs cope with the pressures and stress of...

Wellbeing for GPs: Will the GP Forward View help us have better working lives?

Wellbeing for GPs: Will the GP Forward View help us have better working lives?

GPs need to influence the changes proposed in the GP Forward View to ensure they...

Wellbeing for GPs: How can you move towards wellbeing?
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Wellbeing for GPs: How can you move towards wellbeing?

Dr Jennifer Napier explains how focusing on outcomes can help individuals and teams...

Wellbeing for GPs: How the Workplace Wellbeing Charter could help practices

Wellbeing for GPs: How the Workplace Wellbeing Charter could help practices

Health and wellbeing at work can make a real difference to people's lives - and improve...

Wellbeing for GPs: How can you find the 'wiggle-room' to tackle stress?

Wellbeing for GPs: How can you find the 'wiggle-room' to tackle stress?

In a new series of articles for GPonline Dr Jennifer Napier will explore ways GPs...

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