Can mindfulness really reduce GP burnout?

A UK study of registrars reports that it can and calls for the practice to be included in training

Mindfulness training designed for doctors significantly reduces burnout while boosting resilience among GP trainees, a UK study shows.

All measures of stress and burnout improved among the GP trainees after they finished the six-week course, the researchers found.

“Almost all of those who did participate, completed it successfully and experienced positive personal gains,” according to the authors.

‘Compared to pre-course levels, there was statistically significant improvement in outcome measure

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