What lies on the other side of fear

Medicine, as a profession is surrounded by, and embedded in, fear. I'm yet to meet a doctor who doesn't hold a deep seated fear of error, or harming a patient. 'First do no harm!' is engraved very closely to the heart of every doctor I've ever spoken to about this. Beyond fear of harm, is … Continue reading What lies on the other side of fear

Surviving the overwhelm roller coaster

Ever feel like you're on a roller coaster that won't stop? I can't decide if the last 3 weeks feels like 3 years or 3 minutes - or both rolled up into one. All I know I is from starting up Coach GP in February, life has absolutely snowballed- or something. It's true it's good … Continue reading Surviving the overwhelm roller coaster

So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?

Just the other day I was challenged by another doctor that coaching is not evidence-based and that I'm convincing people to buy a service that's no better than snake oil. This to me is the equivalent of being called a charlatan. However, it's not a bad question to ask because coaching is not regulated and … Continue reading So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?