• Thursday, May 19, 2022

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GP reveals the harsh reality of working in the NHS

As the NHS comes under increasing strain, the number of staff taking time off due to stress has risen dramatically

By: Lauren Codling

BY DR PUNAM KRISHAN AN EPIDEMIC is upon us, possibly the worst this country has ever faced. Every year there is a winter crisis and every year we – the doctors – work our hardest to swim against the tide only to be swept back ashore with neither praise nor encouragement. Aching exhaustion but a strong will to protect and survive, we brave it again and again and again until we burnout. This is the reality of your doctor, the one you see in front of you every time you visit them. Emerging data suggests that not only are we…

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