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

What really needs to change in healthcare…and what you can do about it

It's so good to see the medical profession organising itself and doctors and students actively working to promote their own wellbeing.I for one, can't read anymore articles about physician suicide and distress - it truly is time to start to put things right. We, as health care professionals, should not be destroyed by our jobs … Continue reading What really needs to change in healthcare…and what you can do about it