Did you choose them, or did they choose you?

  Medical stereotypes are a well known, ranging from the hippy-esque GP, to the man-mountain of an¬†orthopaedic surgeon, via the suave and sophisticated plastic surgeon. ¬†I’m not entirely sure what the stereotype of a chest physician is, but I would be grateful if you could let me know… These stereotypes, and perceptions of who goes […]

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Fashionable inequality?

Modern life in developed societies is a world away from the lives our recent ancestors lived. Better sanitation, advances in farming and food supply, the cumulative effects of public health interventions over the years, and huge advances in medical knowledge and technology have also shifted the landscape of disease. As a society, our preoccupation is […]

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