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How to improve junior doctors’ morale and wellbeing

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 07 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1237
  1. Clare Gerada, medical director
  1. Practitioner Health Programme
  1. clare.gerada{at}


Clare Gerada reflects on the difficulties and mental health issues facing junior doctors and offers some potential solutions for the health service to consider


  • Competing interests: I have read and understood BMJ’s policy on declaration of interests and declare: I am a partner of the Hurley Group, an organisation that runs a number of practices and general practitioner walk-in centres across London, and medical director of the Practitioner Health Programme.

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