Category: Career & wellbeing
Advice on making the most of your career, and maintaining your wellbeing at work
My journey to life as a locum
Like many highly skilled professions, a career in general practice can be a journey with obstacles to overcome, barriers to navigate and choices to make. NASGP member Tina Sumner describes how she came to be working as a GP locum and how NASGP has helped her in that journey.Read more >
Get strong, stay strong
Evidence suggests that there are strong associations in middle and older age between poor balance, poor strength or poor physical function and mortality, and that lower strength in late adolescence and early adulthood link with increased vascular risk in later life.Read more >
Wounded healers; what makes GPs so vulnerable to mental ill-health?
Doctors experience more mental ill-health and addiction than other professional groups, and there are higher rates of suicide in doctors than other professionals, especially in young women, who are two to four times more likely to kill themselves than other women.Read more >