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Practice dynamics impact GPs stress levels, a study in the BMJ has found

Monday 15th January 2018

The ever-increasing workload  for doctors in England and demanding patients are among the key factors for stress for GPs,  a study published in online journal BMJ Open reveals.

The study analysed results coming from 47 interviews with burnout GPs that had either taken a short leave from the service, retired due to illness or did not present any mental health issue.

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