NASGP blog archive

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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Podcast | Now wash your hands

June 27th, 2019

In post-war Italy TB was still rife and notices in buses commanded “No Spitting”. In Britain in 1946 the message “Coughs and sneezes spread diseases” promoted the use of handkerchiefs to catch the ger...

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Meet the locum GP specialist

June 19th, 2019

For years, we've been calling for recognition that locuming involves performing in a specialised environment requiring at least a mention in formal GP training. We brought that together in a one-day G...

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Burnout and how 
to avoid it

June 8th, 2019

Burnout among GPs can be an occupational hazard and is believed to be increasingly common. Dr Rachel Birch, medicolegal consultant at Medical Protection, discusses burnout and the steps that sessional...

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