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Conference on Doctor’s Health to be hosted by The Royal Society of Medicine on 12 November 2013

Nearly 25% of doctors working in the UK have been found to experience stress at some point in their careers. This conference on ‘Doctors’ Health and Well-being: from medical students, to trainees and senior doctors’ will be suitable for both trainees and trainers. The date of the event is Tuesday 12th November 2013 and the venue is the Royal Society of Medicine building, I Wimpole Street, London W1G0AE.

Conference title:

Doctors’ Health and Well-being:  From Medical Students, to trainees and senior doctors
Reducing stress, increasing resilience and improving the mental well-being of doctors

Conference aims include:
   •   Learn about causes of stress and how to reduce stress in healthcare settings
   •   Increase your personal resilience and learn more about managing emotions
   •   Find out more about how to support trainees and doctors in difficulty
   •   Understand what doctors need from their colleagues when they are ill

The Keynote speaker is Dr Steve Peters who will describe a successful mind management system that he has used to help medical students, and has also used successfully with medal-winning elite athletes in the Olympic Games. Other speakers include leading psychoanalysts from MedNet, an occupational physician, Debbie Cohen and Dr Jane Marshall, a psychiatrist in addictions.

This is a great opportunity to hear these and other experienced speakers, and to learn more about how to improve doctors’ health and well-being.Please go to the RSM website for more information and to make bookings: 

http://www.rsm.ac.uk/academ/pye02.php.  

Various rates are available for delegates.