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Achieving Work Life Balance - A Doctors Story


A medical career is undoubtedly a rewarding one but it’s also one that can eat into your time. As much as our GPs are required for a series of different ailments, no one can work to the best of their ability if they’re never able to take a break. As such, taking some much-needed respite is as important for a doctor, as well as for the patients themselves.

Putting Yourself First

Although this can seem like a selfish motive, it’s important that you don’t burn out when treating your patients, or you may not be delivering the best service you can, but how does a GP go about putting themselves first? In some instances, it can simple case of saying no. This doesn’t mean we should refuse to see patients, but being bombarded with appointments is not something that is going to benefit either the GP or the patients.