Learn to just say ‘no’

“NO” is a powerful word that can help GP registrars deal with the stress of their job, says Dr Tim Francis.

Dr Francis, former GP registrar liaison officer and now medical educator at North Coast GP Training in NSW, says he learnt to say no early on, “and it saved me from stressing out”.

Stress among GP registrars has never been far from the headlines.

However alarm bells were really set off a few years ago when the  regional training provider Victorian Metropolitan Alliance (VMA) published the results of The GP registrar well-being study.

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