Preventing burnout – what I would do differently knowing what I know now

When I was first writing about preventing burnout, I did not feel that I could add much personal value. I bypassed the prevention stage completely. I headed straight to having to think about recovering from burnout. If I had recognised where my escalating stress would have led me, if I had appreciated how unwell I … Continue reading Preventing burnout – what I would do differently knowing what I know now

“It’s okay to be mentally unwell and be a GP. You can get better.”

This story really moved me. It shows real courage, determination and inspiration. As the author observes, her story illustrates that "It's okay to be mentally unwell and be a GP. You can get better."  She hopes to help people realise that "sometimes burn out symptoms could be undiagnosed anxiety/depression which would be amenable to treatment" as … Continue reading “It’s okay to be mentally unwell and be a GP. You can get better.”