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[Editorial] When the doctor is sick too

Last week on June 24, the health and wellbeing of junior doctors in the UK was the focus of a meeting held at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, organised by Clare Gerada, Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme. In the shadow of Brexit, the vote by the UK to leave the European Union, the mood of the attendees was downbeat, with recognition that the health of all UK citizens was threatened in the uncertain economic landscape of the future. But it was the particular factors affecting the health and wellbeing of junior doctors, and what can be done, which focused the minds of the attendees.

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