Article by Dr Clare Gerada published in BJPsych Bulletin (2018) Page 1 of 4. CLICK HERE TO VIEW.
Article by Dr Clare Gerada published in Occupational Medicine, Oxford University Press, Volume 67, Issue 9, 30 December 2017, Pages 660–661. CLICK HERE TO VIEW.
Paper by Naomi Gostelow and Faye Gishen, University College London Medical School, UK (The Clinical Teacher, December 2017) CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Paper by Anna Cheshire, John Hughes, Damien Ridge, Maria Panagioti, David Peters, Chantal Simon & George Lewith (British Journal of General Practice, 2017, 67 (663)) CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Study published in British Journal of General Practice, September 2017. Click Here for the published paper.
Surgeons are among the least likely of all medical practitioners to seek help for mental health problems. What makes them a minority within a minority? (Article by Dr Clare Gerada, published in Royal College of Surgeons Bulletin). CLICK HERE
An article by our Medical Director published on the BMJ site on 09/08/17: Clare Gerada: Mental illness among doctors—it’s time to address systemic problems
This qualitative analysis of doctor-patients’ experiences with the Practitioner Health Programme was recently published in the Journal of Mental Health. It can be found here: Brooks et al 2017 The specific needs of doctors with mental health problems qualitative study
Paper by Anna Cheshire* & Damien Ridge*, John Hughes, David Peters, Maria Panagioti, Chantal Simon and George Lewith (British Journal of General Practice, May 2017, 67 (659)) *These authors contributed equally to this work. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Paper by R. Barker, J. Cornwell and F. Gishen (Journal of Compassionate Healthcare, March 2016) CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Clare Gerada argues that doctors too often ignore their own needs and that systems to support them need to change to cope with the problems they face Doctors are their own worst enemies. Each one of us is vulnerable to personal distress, burnout, or difficulty in functioning at work. Yet we normalise our […]
Authors: Alex Wessely, Clare Gerada Publication date: 12 Nov 2013 Doctors are frequently affected by mental health problems, but they often present late for treatment. Alex Wessely and Clare Gerada set out an anthropological approach to why doctors make bad patients Doctors have high rates of mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, addiction, and increased suicide rates. The rate […]
Abstract Objective To explore the views of sick doctors on their experiences with the General Medical Council (GMC) and their perception of the impact of GMC involvement on return to work. Design Qualitative study. Setting UK. Participants Doctors who had been away from work for at least 6?months with physical or mental health problems, drug […]
Clare Gerada says that there are serious problems with working life in the NHS and that these must be tackled if the NHS is to have a secure future Just as the historian Tony Judt said that “something is profoundly wrong with the way we live today,” I believe that something is profoundly wrong with the NHS […]
Authors: Jonathon Tomlinson Publication date: 02 Jun 2014 Many doctors who become patients have been shocked by their experiences from “the other side.” Jonathon Tomlinson looks at these writings and considers what can be learnt from them For many years, doctors have written about their experiences as patients in the hope that others might learn something from what they have […]
Dr Clare Gerada and Richard Jones work for the Practitioner Health Programme (PHP), a specialist service for doctors and dentists in the London area with mental health / addiction problems (www.php.nhs.uk). Here they discuss some of their preliminary findings (specific to surgeons) from a wider project exploring the ill health experiences of specific specialities within medicine. When compared to the general […]
http://abetternhs.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/dr-patients/ It’s taken me over 20 years to appreciate just how little attention is paid in medical education to what it’s like to be a patient. Often, only the experience of becoming seriously ill finally compels [doctors] to change their thinking, and see themselves and their work more broadly, and from a different vantage point […]
Irish Medical Times article on recovery from drug addiction. CLICK HERE TO READ