Giles P Croft Interview: “Do more of what you like and less of what you don’t”

When I had my break from medicine almost 2 years ago, I had no idea what I could do as a career if I chose not to return to clinical practice. I knew that I didn’t want something prescriptive that required yet more training, but had no idea what. I saw the amazing Giles P … Continue reading Giles P Croft Interview: “Do more of what you like and less of what you don’t”

What I won’t be missing about Medicine this Festive Season

A GP, who has recently left medicine, reflects on the stresses of primary care during the Christmas period. Approaching my first Christmas since taking the decision to leave General Practice, I have been surprised by an unfamiliar sense of anticipation. A pleasant child-like sensation replacing the dread I normally associate with this time of year. … Continue reading What I won’t be missing about Medicine this Festive Season

What helped me get back to work. And thrive.

A really inspiring post by Dr Kate Dyerson, a GP principal in Berkshire, who recently went through some struggles of her own. By taking action, she has come out the other side stronger. And thriving.  Following on from the stories that other GPs have been brave enough to post I thought it might be time … Continue reading What helped me get back to work. And thrive.

No more shame

Another post from Dr Caroline Reed O'Connor, a psychiatrist and psychotherapist in south-west London. She is a co-founder of "Tea & Empathy", a Facebook group for clinicians which provides "a national, informal, peer-to-peer support network aiming to foster a compassionate and supportive atmosphere throughout the NHS."  The support and compassion shown by all the members … Continue reading No more shame