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Doctors with health problems should seek help

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7142.1407m (Published 09 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1407
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    If doctors think that they may have a health problem, there is a problem. This is the message from a Scottish working group report which is being sent to all doctors in Scotland.

    The guidance contains an action plan at three levels to help doctors to identify, in themselves or their colleagues, features indicating a health related problem and suggests ways to deal with it. At the first level—the worry stage—the doctor …

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