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.

Perceptions of self-worth underpin clinician well-being and effective professional practice

What is the most common reason for a GP seeking professional help when they’re struggling with their mental health, as so many are doing during this terrible crisis?

How the College is responding to the vaccine roll-out in Wales

We are part of the fight back. From today, 100 general practices across Wales are directly involved in the vaccination programme and I'm aware that there are also GPs working in the larger vaccination centres, says Dr Robert Morgan, COVID Vaccine Lead for RCGP Cymru Wales.

Vaccination programme gathers pace

RCGP Scotland Joint Chair, Dr Chris Williams, updates on the COVID-19 vaccination programme and reflects on his own experiences of delivering a local vaccine clinic.

Further AKT update

Further to Friday’s email about exam arrangements during the latest national lockdowns, we wanted to give you further reassurance about the January 27 AKT exam and to stress that your safety is paramount and that it has been a priority in all our discussions about whether to go ahead.

Reducing complex issues to binary opinions is easy, entertaining but cheap

So many of the big issues that face us are argued in black and white terms - lockdown or let COVID rip; spend our way out of a recession or austerity; science or religion. But we don’t live in a black and white world, we live in a colourful grey one.

Nobody could have predicted that such tough decisions would need to be taken

In his first blog as Joint Chair of RCGP Scotland, Dr David Shackles updates on the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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