Wellbeing: Ten minutes in time saves nine

1st September 2017

Taking as little as 10 minutes out of your busy schedule each day may seem impossible but, perhaps, ten minutes can, in time, save nine. Tom Evans, author of The Authority Guide to Practical Mindfulness, [read more]

Avoiding the big ‘B’…Burnout

25th August 2017

When a GP practice is under pressure the whole practice team feels the strain. Richard Stacey, senior medicolegal adviser at Medical Protection, speaks to some practice managers about the key causes of burnout and looks [read more]

Let’s talk…conflict management

8th August 2017

Are you aware of the power of your team? Enhanced performance and increased productivity is the result of a connected team that collaborates. There are simple ways of unlocking this natural resource; it’s down to [read more]

60 seconds with Robert Varnam

2nd August 2017

What do you do to de-stress after a long day? I spend a lot of time away from home with big groups of people so de-stressing is very much about family and home. I think [read more]

The pursuit of happiness: beating burnout

28th July 2017

Last year the RCGP and the mental health charity Mind published a report which revealed that 87% of the primary care workforce – which includes general practice – experience some level of stress; this compared [read more]

60 seconds with Gary Hughes

27th July 2017

What do you do to de-stress after a long day? I know there’s plenty of stress around general practice so I’m lucky that the need to de-stress is rare and it’s more about switching off, [read more]

Break the cycle: Leadership to be proud of

14th July 2017

A loss of commitment and drive John doesn’t feel the same about work anymore. Something’s changed. He used to approach it with commitment and drive, happily doing extra hours because he believed in where they [read more]

60 seconds with…Diane Piatek

11th July 2017

What do you do to de-stress after a long day? I am an avid horsewoman and am very lucky to live in the heart of eventing country in the Cotswolds and to own my own [read more]

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