Observe, record, tabulate, communicate…

When I was knee high to a grasshopper, I had a teacher that used to be incredibly irritating. ¬†Instead of getting away with a lucky guess, or a grasp at a faded memory, we had to be able to ‘show our workings.’ ¬†This meant we had to understand where our answers came from, from first […]

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Our caring profession

  The rigours of life as a junior doctor are well described, both in popular modern classics like House of God by Samuel Shem and the television series Scrubs, but also in lesser known works, like A Country Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov. There are common themes – imposter syndrome, fear of killing patients, bullying […]

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