Kate Little

Dr Kate Little

Kate Little is a GP locum and founder of Physician Burnout and Clinical Champion for Physical Activity (PHE). Clinical Lead for NHS GP Health Service. Working on projects improving population health and well-being.

Breaking the rumination trap

December 6th, 2019

Have you ever been stuck in a swirl of negative thoughts, rehashing things that you should or shouldn’t have said or done? Most of us will recognise this circular self-battering, a process known as ru...

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Making stress your friend

July 13th, 2019

With ever mounting workload, increasing patient complexity and rising patient expectations and complaints, work is becoming increasingly stressful in the NHS. Life outside work is more stressful too. ...

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Get strong, stay strong

April 6th, 2019

Most people appreciate that being active is important for our health and wellbeing. Many are also aware that to really get the health benefits from cardiovascular exercise we need to be getting our he...

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Gauging stress before the crash

June 9th, 2018

Ever had that feeling that you have too many things to do, all of them important, that you don’t quite know where to start? Kate Little looks at ways of recognising when your stress levels are getting...

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Three good things

September 21st, 2017

Holiday season. We are stuck in traffic at a standstill on the A303. Grey cloud and rain. Kids bickering in the back. “Daft Punk”, our holiday music, blaring from the speakers in defiance of it all. W...

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Getting a good nights sleep

May 19th, 2017

Dr Kate Little talks about the links between sleep and health, the consequences of poor sleep, and how we can get better sleep. I was asked at my last appraisal if I was sleep deprived. When consideri...

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