St Patrick's Mental Health Services website uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more details about cookies and how to manage them see our cookie policy.

Self-care tip for GPs – Make time for leisure

Research indicates a positive link between enjoying personal interests outside of work, and job satisfaction and protection from burnout.[1]

Over Christmas and the New Year period, why not take advantage of your spare time to reconnect with a past hobby or try out something new.

Some helpful websites if you’re looking for ideas:

Hobbies, arts and crafts: nightcourses.com
Sports: Irishsport.ie   
Park Runs: parkrun.ie  
Social activities: meetup.com  
Cultural events: eventbrite.ie 
National museums: museum.ie 

[1] LeFloch et al (2019) Which positive factors give general practitioners job satisfaction and make general practice a rewarding career? A European multicentric qualitative research by the European general practice research network. BMC Family Practice 20 (96) Doi: 10.1186/s12875-019-0985-9

You can find more self-care tips for GPs here:

You can find more self-care tips for GPs here:

Continue to…

Founder's Day Conference 2019