We are Expert Medical Generalists,
Consultants in General Practice; GP specialists,
Please let us not be dismissed,
We are not 'just' GPs; you get the gist!
So far, so good. I'm now feeling much more optimistic about the future.
'The Thursday Plan' has worked brilliantly. A perfect mix of achieving necessary tasks and having some time being 'me.'
I didn't feel ready as such. But, actually, it was fine. I'll get there...one step at a time.
Through this negative experience, there has been much to learn and there are positive outcomes and new doors opening.
'I don't want to go, but I have to.'
But with the knowledge that there is no choice, at least for now, I am ready to get on with it.
The train won't wait for you if you are late....should the doctor?
The NHS is short of GPs already. Don't push more of us out. Please.
People's needs do not perfectly fit into small regimented segments of time...
Let's talk about it; break down the barriers and banish the stigma.