Notes July 2016

Standing up to confrontation

As a doctor, you're likely to face confrontational situations as a normal part of your working life. Dr Oliver Lord explains how to keep your cool when conflict arises.

Also in this issue:

  • My first weeks as an FY1
  • All you need for the SJT
  • Elective reports from Darwin and Saint Lucia

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This guidance was correct at publication 16/07/2016. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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