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

Here’s some of the stories that caught our eye this week:

One in seven GPs experience suicidal thoughts due to workload stress -An article reporting on the recent survey carried out by mental health charity Mind.

Rest is not idleness. Rhiannon Barker, Head of Business Development at the Point of Care Foundation shares her thoughts about the Medical professionalism matters event in Manchester: ‘identifying sustainable solutions for the profession in the 21st century’.

How GPs in London are reducing hospital referrals. The Guardian reports on a new software which enables GPs to confer with local hospital consultants to get advice.

Patient panel to help improve hospital services. North Cumbria University Hospitals call for patient representatives to help shape and improve care.

‘I prick my finger while taking blood’ A junior doctor shares experiences of the first week of working in the NHS.

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