Stress in NHS consultants

  title={Stress in NHS consultants},
  author={Harriet Blenkin and Ian J. Deary and Andreas Sadler and Raymond M Agius},
EDITOR,—Richard P Caplan highlights the fact that few studies have examined stress and psychological symptoms in senior doctors.1 We conducted a cross sectional survey of 500 randomly selected NHS consultants in Scotland, of whom 375 (75%) responded; this response rate compares well with the 77% response to the postal questionnaire that Caplan sent to consultants. We applied a wider range of questionnaires2 but report here our results with the general health … 
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