Good doctors

Medical professionalism matters

Exploring the real life challenges experienced by today’s medical professionals and providing support that doctors want and need

Solutions


countryside

Round up: learning from remote practice, charging to see your GP

Here are the health care stories that have got us talking this week: Finding innovative solutions to health care challenges in remote areas of the UK – Tim Horton from the Health Foundation’s Improvement team blogs about the improvements we can learn from those working in remote locations Journey of an international medical graduate – […]

A female nurse and a male elderly patient in a hospital ward

Round up – Medical professionalism stories from across the internet this week

Here’s some of the stories that caught our eye this week: Junior doctors’ row: the basics of the dispute – Ministers and junior doctors have spent several years locked in a dispute in this helpful article the BBC explain what exactly is the row about. I’m a better doctor for accepting that I have a mental health […]

Respect

I love being a GP. It is challenging, varied and hugely satisfying over the last 25 years. It is also a job that has become ever more crucial to the future of the NHS. Our patients are getting older and their combinations of long term conditions more complicated. It is imperative that GPs are present […]

Power of people: 5 films to showcase healthcare innovation

The Health Foundation’s award-winning series of five short films, the Power of people, demonstrates what can be achieved when people working in the health service are given the time and support to innovate. The demands on our health service are growing – the ideas of the people working in the health service will be essential […]

Holding hands

Round up: debating ethics & empowering communities to care

Here are the blogs and podcasts that got us thinking this week. What do you make of them? Add your comments below or share your favourite pieces from the week. If it’s everyone’s business, let’s make a plan – Pamela Levack, Medical Director at the charity PATCH, makes the case for joint working in palliative […]

Round up: #hellomynameis, tributes to Dr Kate Granger

Here are four blogs that got us thinking this week: Kate Granger 1981-2016 – Ali Cracknell blogs about her friend and colleague Kate Granger, who sadly died on 23 July. She writes about Kate’s legacy, including the #hellomynameis campaign and her charity work for Yorkshire Cancer Centre. Kate Granger inspired all of us in the […]

Delegates discuss solutions at MPM Manchester

Catch up on the discussion at the identifying solutions event

On 12 July 2016, over 100 health and care professionals joined 5 guest panellists and the GMC’s Chief Executive, Niall Dickson, to share ideas for how to tackle the challenges clinical professionals face in their daily practice. This event built on the themes discussed throughout the Medical professionalism matters series, including compassion, collaboration and patient […]

Making a mess professionally

Chris Kenny is Chief Executive of the MDDUS. Professionalism to many people means order and discipline. Consistency of approach. Clear rules about what to do and when to do it. Unambiguous ethical standards. Having a tin and doing what it says on it. Who could argue with that? Well, nobody in theory. It’s just that […]

Video: identifying sustainable solutions

At our Manchester event, we focused on identifying sustainable solutions for the profession in the 21st century. See what some of our speakers and delegates thought and add your own comments below.

Round up blog

‘I’m a trainee… get me outta here…’

If a medical trainee does not conform or chooses to challenge the ‘status quo’ they can be labelled a ‘trouble maker’. The GMC in their guidance ‘The Duties of a Doctor’ state we should respect each other’s diversities and individual skills. This on the whole does not happen. Doctor’s choose to ‘obey certain rules’ but […]

Page 1 of 212

Medical professionalism matters programme developed in partnership with: