April/May 2011 (vol. 07/6)

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Where can sick doctors turn?

The planned defunding of the Practitioner Health Programme and its implications for physicians in need of treatment


The Practitioner Health Programme is set to be defunded, despite delivering a conspicuously successful and cost-effective service. What does this signal for the provision of healthcare services to doctors? Nicola Godwin finds out..   

THE matter of a sick doctor raises many questions. While doctors who are unwell are not a homogenous group – they may have very different needs, and the…

Nicola Godwin is a freelance journalist specialising in health.

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Occupational Health at Work April/May 2011 (vol. 07/6) pp11-15

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