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Masterclass: Preventing Burnout in the Healthcare Professions

27th September 2015 - 30th September 2015
London, United Kingdom


It has been well established that burnout occurs more frequently among professional people in the caring professions of medicine, nursing, social work and teaching and other people facing occupations. This innovative masterclass seeks to focus on a number interconnecting issues that are likely to be present: the issue of declining physical and mental health and how it impacts on performance and capability; the issue of stigma and how this relates to absenteeism  and early retirement. Research indicates that the prevalence of burnout within healthcare professions approaches 25%. Another key theme of the masterclass  is understand and work with The Equality Act in relation to how to make reasonable adjustments whilst maintaining occupational standards and developing individual and team based prevention and relapse management techniques.

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