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Articles tagged with "Improving work/life balance"

Improving working lives for doctors - part two

In the second part of our interview, Professor Cary Cooper answers questions on job satisfaction for doctors and how to reduce the causes of stress.

Improving working lives for doctors - part one

How can doctors achieve work/life balance? Why are doctors reporting less job satisfaction?
Professor Cary Cooper answers your questions.

Case Study: VSO work - returning to the UK

Dr Jamie Rylance shares the many ways in which a stint for Voluntary Services Overseas has brought him great benefit.

Diet and nutrition for busy doctors - part one

Dr Mary McCreery gives useful nutrition advice for doctors trying to keep on top of their medical careers, while maybe working long or erratic hours and/or looking after their families.

Stress: What can you do about it?

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

Medical relief work overseas

Are you serious about medical relief work - and ideally two to three years post-qualification with some experience of working overseas? The specialist aid charity Merlin might be one option. We interviewed a doctor who's been with them for over ten years.

Careers Advice: Thinking of changing career? Part one

In part one of our interview, Sonia Hutton-Taylor, founder of Medical Forum, talks through some of the ways in which she helps doctors through a period of transition

Careers Advice: Thinking of changing career? Part two

In the second part of our interview, Sonia Hutton-Taylor, founder of Medical Forum, talks psychommetric tests and advice for doctors making a career change

Is work good for your patients' mental health?

Dr Alan Cohen, National Primary Care Advisor IAPT, Director of Primary Care, West London Mental Health Trust, and former Senior Fellow at the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, looks at the relationship between work and mental health.

Life Coaching for GPs

Dr Jo Leahy, life coach and former GP Principal, explains how life coaching can help with recruitment, retention and development.

Careers Advice: alternative careers

Dr Anita Houghton explores the practical ways that personality and work/life balance are important factors in considering career direction.

Diet and nutrition for busy doctors - part two

Dr Mary McCreery gives more advice on diet and nutrition, including help maintaining concentration during exams, boosting your immune system and maintaining energy while working long hours, plus information from recent cases.

Coaching - helping doctors with professional and personal decisions

Interview with Kathleen Sullivan, On Call Coaching

Time Management - The five mistakes doctors make

Dr Susan Kersley uncovers the five biggest mistakes doctors make in relation to time management

Careers Advice: alternative careers

The first of Dr Anita Houghton's interviews looks at the special considerations of being in the medical profession - for doctors thinking about a change of direction (inside or outside medicine).

Medically-related jobs outside the NHS - overseas

Exploring the options for doctors' careers overseas and links to further information and organisations that can help.

Medically-related jobs outside the NHS

If you'd like to use your medical qualifications and experience to work outside the NHS, here are some of the options, both in the UK and overseas.

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