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Medical professionalism matters

Exploring the real life challenges experienced by today’s medical professionals and providing support that doctors want and need

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Read the Medical professionalism matters report

Over the past 18 months, a partnership of healthcare organisations led by the General Medical Council (GMC), held a series of events to explore some of the challenges facing the medical profession today. This programme is called Medical professionalism matters. Six events were held across the UK – from Glasgow and Belfast, to Newcastle, Cardiff, […]


Video – the resilient doctor

On 16 July 2015 over 100 local clinicians, medical students and employers gathered in Newcastle to discuss the theme of the resilient doctor. Topics covered included supporting doctors to cope with the pressures of medicine, raising concerns and creating the right work environment.  See what they told us and add your comments below.

Doctors under pressure need resilience, not mental toughness

Following heated debates in the medical press and social media about the value of resilience training for medical students and doctors, this blog and the GMC’s #gooddoctor event in Newcastle on 16th July on the theme of resilience, provide an opportunity to put the record straight. I am a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist and Clinical Director […]

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