How to be a green GP – doctors for sustainability and against climate change

At the beginning of September, the RCGP JIC ran our symposium on planetary health. Planetary health, an increasingly important field incorporating global health, public health and environmental science, explores the relationship between the health of human beings and the health of the planet. By improving ecosystems and our relationship with our natural environment, we can … Continue reading How to be a green GP – doctors for sustainability and against climate change

What is it like being the Chair of the JIC? Lessons on leadership – not what you think!

As some of you know, I am in Japan for my three-month stint here. I had a week off in Tokyo before joining my colleagues at Fukushima Medical University where I had some time to visit some friends, including a couple of Japanese GP friends. Having not seen them for a year, one of them … Continue reading What is it like being the Chair of the JIC? Lessons on leadership – not what you think!

Recovering from the RCGP Annual Conference

LOVAH conference - every year, the Dutch GP's in training host a fantastic conference exchange. It's honestly not an opportunity to miss so check out the application. Deadline November 15th. RCGP annual conference The conference is finally over. Apparently more than 1200 delegates attended the conference with over 160 speakers. There were some controversial moments (no … Continue reading Recovering from the RCGP Annual Conference