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Michael Mosley identifies that, despite the reduction in absolute working hours that they are allowed to work, doctors are working more intensely, under increased pressure and demand, in a culture which is struggling to adapt. Achieving culture change which allows the delivery of value-based healthcare and...

The current structure within medicine is a product of centuries of tradition within the profession. Yesterday I spoke with a good friend, an archetypal 'junior' doctor: she in her early 30s, has been a doctor for seven or eight years; academically brilliant, passing all her...

Right, for a while now I've been harking on about doctors' (and other health professionals') mental illness. Why? Because it is sad, dangerous, and outrageous that medical culture normalises stress and burnout, and that doctors have the highest rate of suicide of any profession (https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/896257). Whys...

Here's an interesting article on Medscape which tries to differentiate these two conditions. Essentially, one is recognised as a mental illness, and the other is a syndrome (a collection of symptoms) within a particular environment. What do you think?...

Welcome to Humanise Culture! If you’re an individual or organisation whose interest has been piqued about improving workplace culture – you’re in the right place. Although the initial focus is on the healthcare sector, the topic is applicable to many different professions. Humanise Culture was founded...