Why doctors make bad mental health patients

Doctors are notorious for being labelled as ‘bad’ patients – delaying seeing their GP and presenting late for treatment are just a couple of key examples. Mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, addiction and even suicide in extreme cases, are becoming increasingly common among medics, with female doctors two and a half times more likely to […]

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Dementia training for NHS staff

1.3 million employees to be provided with vital training Health minister Dr Dan Poulter has pledged that specialist dementia training for all 1.3 million NHS workers will be carried out over the next four years to improve care services. With only half of dementia sufferers being formally diagnosed, experts reveal that too many health workers do not […]

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