Five minutes with . . . Suzy JordacheBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2371 (Published 18 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2371
- Tom Moberly
- BMJ Careers
“Burnout is a triad. I think we understand emotional exhaustion, and perhaps the depressive feeling of low personal accomplishment, but it’s depersonalisation that has really stretched us. This is when doctors are struggling just to survive and they have to keep the patients at arm’s length. Patients hate this—they feel it, they don’t like it, and it means that the medicolegal risk to the doctor goes up, because there is no connection and less trust. Making it safe …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial