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Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 1

Working in health care is emotionally and physically draining. Burnout and low morale are rising. Stress is endemic amongst the medical profession. 80% of junior doctors report excessive work-related stress 1,2, 38.4% of NHS staff went off sick with work-related stress in 2017 3 and 61% say their work-related stress had risen in the past… Continue reading Stress management as a Junior Doctor – Part 1

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Doctor’s Diaries – Part 2, Applying to be a doctor

I think everyone’s experiences of medical school will be different, according to where you go and who you meet along the way. To try and keep this helpful for as many as possible I thought I’d focus today’s blogs on the process of applying for your first jobs, in the UK called Foundation Years.  It… Continue reading Doctor’s Diaries – Part 2, Applying to be a doctor