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Stress in general practice

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:946

Stressed doctors should take time to recover before deciding on their future

  1. Dick Davies, Retired general practitioner
  1. 34 Tabor's Avenue, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7ET

    EDITOR,—I hope that the anonymous general practitioner who writes about the stress he or she is suffering while in practice has been helped by the counselling service that the BMA has set up and is receiving professional guidance.1 I had an almost identical breakdown a couple of years ago, when it was not acceptable …

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