Slaves to burnout

In my previous post I looked at the question of stress in the workplace and whether, in some strange way, this could be something ‘enjoyed’ by those suffering from it.  In this post I want to take things one step further and consider what happens when stress gets to the …

Enjoy your stress?

There has been a lot in the news recently about the pressures on the NHS, and particularly upon A&E services.  Linked to this are concerns about access to GP services – which is one of the reasons why many people choose to wait for hours in their local A&E department …

Burnout in the City

The term ‘burnout’ is often linked closely with the term ‘stress’, but they are not in fact synonymous.  Burnout may well be the outcome of prolonged stress, but not necessarily. So what do we mean by ‘burnout’?   There are many approaches to this subject but the one that interests me, …