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Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine has this week agreed to hold the diploma exam for 2020 online. There will be no 'in-person' exams this year in London or Edinburgh as planned.
It’s likely if you are working in a hospital or GP surgery and reading this that there have been some significant changes to your working life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps you are working longer hours, haven’t had a day off in weeks, have been covering for colleagues, working in a different department or, you’re living apart from loved ones. These changes are placing your mind and body under significant additional stress, in what was already a very demanding job.
How can we help frontline healthcare workers to cope during the current #covid19 crisis? How can we reduce the risk of burnout? These are just some of the questions I have tried to answer in my new course put together for the BSLM ...
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 we have taken the decision to delay our virtual annual conference until September 3 -5
We are planning to hold a series of webinars on Thursday 9th April to provide an overview of Virtual Group Consultations as well as offering advice and support to clinicians around the world who want to safely and efficiently support their patients with chronic disease during the international lockdown.
An update from BSLM chairman Dr Rob Lawson on our plans to host a virtual conference in 2020
With lifestyle medicine's focus on non-communicable disease - how is it relevant during a situation like the COVID-19 pandemic? It certainly has a role to play in the current crisis - not least in terms of helping us to cope with the stresses and strains it is placing on the human body and mind ...
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Statement re BSLM annual conference in relation to Coronavirus COVID-19