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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, […]


Does specialty training have a future in the NHS?

I am currently working as an ST5 psychiatry trainee in an NHS community drug and alcohol service. Over the past 2-3 years the addictions services run by this trust have significantly reduced so that now only my service remains. There are no longer in patient detox beds and the services in other boroughs that the […]

Round up – Medical professionalism stories from across the internet this week

Here’s some of the stories that caught our eye this week: A patient led appointment system – supporting continuity and shared decision making Dr Ben Jackson, a GP Partner at Conisbrough Group Practice, Doncaster talks about his success of a new patient led appointment system. What to call junior doctors – a patient’s perspective – The […]

Round up: stigma, investment, training

Five quick links: With your support we can tackle the stigma of doctors asking for help – Professor Roger Jones from the Royal medical Benevolent Fund writes on GP online. Accountable care organisations (ACOs) explained – here the King’s Fund explains what an ACO is and what needs to be done to ensure they deliver […]

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