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Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ

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232-242 St Vincent Street
Glasgow, G2 5RJ United Kingdom

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Sep. 2019

Making Life Work Better

Sep. 12 2019

Making Life Work Better Emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, vicarious trauma, and low sense of personal achievement are all factors which contribute to burnout, intent to leave, ill health and workplace error, not to mention the negative effects upon our personal and professional relationships. Healthcare professionals increasingly reports such symptoms, and indeed, the GMC National Training Survey 2018, noted that 1 in 4 trainees, and 1 in 5 medical trainers reported features of burnout. ’Making Life Work Better’ aims to be an…

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Nov. 2019

Human Factors

Nov. 21 2019

Human Factors Medical errors are common and largely preventable. In the UK, 1 in 10 hospital admissions has some form of human error, ranging from relatively minor incidents, to never events and death estimated to be up to 5,000 patients per year. Analysis of so called never events has found that human factors are responsible for the majority of these mistakes. The President’s priorities for her term include Well-Being and Workforce. A healthy and content workforce will reduce medical mistakes.…

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