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Mental health and doctors [video]

Post date: 01/12/2016

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 18/05/2020

An MPS survey showed that 85% of doctors have experienced mental health issues, commonly stress (75%) and anxiety (49%). Dr Gordon McDavid, medicolegal adviser at Medical Protection, along with Dr Mike Peters from the BMA Doctors for Doctors unit, and Dr Clare Gerada, Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme, discuss how mental health issues can affect doctors, and what sources of help are available to them. 

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