Welcome to the new RCGP blog, where you'll find updates on a range of our activities with posts from RCGP officers, members, staff and guest bloggers.

Sign up today to 'fight the good fight' in becoming a veteran-friendly practice recognising, understanding and providing the best care for our veterans

Sergeant X left the army six years ago, having served for 12 years, including front-line combat roles in Iraq and Afghanistan. He struggled to adjust to "civvy" life and his mental health spiralled, he lost his job and alcohol became his support.

Movement at work: Active Advent on Instagram

Dr Hamish Grant explains how Chorley Surgery got active for Christmas.

Experiences with conversion therapy – Dr Gareth Patterson

Dr Gareth Patterson talks to us about his experiences with conversion therapy, and his involvement with RCGPNI.

Unless we look after ourselves, how can we look after our patients?

GPs have consistently been ranked as one of the most trusted professions in society because we place our patients at the heart of everything that we do.

Our job as professional leaders is to tell politicians the truth

I worry that some of my Just Saying mini-blogs come across as negative. Isn’t one of my jobs as Chair of our College to inspire a stressed workforce? If you think it is, how about the following framing of the results of the College’s most recent member tracking survey.

Exercising during warm months

Dr Yasmin Zaidy discusses her experiences of physical activity for recovery.

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