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Managing stress as a doctor

Dr Michael Peters, Medical Director of the Doctors for Doctors Unit at the BMA, explores how doctors experience stress, recognising the signs of burnout and talks about how to effectively manage stress.

Stress: What can you do about it?

What makes a doctor stressed and what can he or she do about it?

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Case Studies

Doctors as patients: case study - cancer

Dr Sarah Burnett tells of being both doctor and patient - a personal reflection on her experience of breast cancer.

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Mental health - barriers to doctors' own care

The Department of Health has sought to address the needs of doctors with mental illness in its 2008 report, highlighting how the NHS can improve to better manage mental ill health in doctors.

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Confidential Support and Advice for Surgeons (CSAS)

Clare Wynn-Mackenzie describes the service from the Royal College of Surgeon's of England.

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