Self-care and well being - GP Synergy

Self-care and well being

Home / Wellbeing and support / Explore GP / Self-care and well being

Looking after yourself and your wellbeing is essential as a GP.

The RACGP Keeping the Doctor Alive handbook illustrates the Self-Care Wheel, highlighting the three major areas incorporated into adequate self-care: identification, prevention and support.

Other useful resources include:

  • The General Practice Registrars Association (GPRA) has a wellbeing checklist which outlines different sectors of your life which can be optimised to improve your overall wellbeing.
  • QLD GP training have also produced this useful list on staying mentally healthy – 13 ways to stay mentally well as a doctor.

Return to well-being circle

Find out what it’s like training with the leading provider of GP training in Australia