Junior Doctors: Low Morale and Burnout

Listen to this massaged program. In the middle you can hear that the Junior Doctors involved at KGT (Kings, Guys and Thomas Hospitals) wanted to extend their thinking to the whole system. But the facilitator denied thus, and kept them “on target”. This is a form of denial. Every politician should listen..

The Fix: Junior Doctors: Low Morale and Burnout on BBC Radio 4 in the evening of 15th September

Junior doctors are the backbone of the NHS, including its emergency services. But more and more of them are now leaving the profession, due to low morale and burnout.

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About Roger Burns - retired GP

I am a retired GP and medical educator. I have supported patient participation throughout my career, and my practice, St Thomas; Surgery, has had a longstanding and active Patient Participation Group (PPG). I support the idea of Community Health Councils, although I feel they should be funded at arms length from government. I have taught GP trainees for 30 years, and been a Programme Director for GP training in Pembrokeshire 20 years. I served on the Pembrokeshire LHG and LHB for a total of 10 years. I completed an MBA in 1996, and I along with most others, never had an exit interview from any job in the NHS! I completed an MBA in 1996, and was a runner up for the Adam Smith prize for economy and efficiency in government in that year. This was owing to a suggestion (St Thomas' Mutual) that practices had incentives for saving by being allowed to buy rationed out services in the following year.

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