Reflections

Working in Familiar Surroundings Read Article →

Working in Familiar Surroundings

During the Easter break earlier this year, I undertook some work experience shadowing a GP in my home town.
How a few words gave me hope after I lost all four of my limbs Read Article →

How a few words gave me hope after I lost all four of my limbs

I’m a quadruple amputee.
No, your GP is not ‘just a doctor’ Read Article →

No, your GP is not ‘just a doctor’

The first time I heard the phrase ‘just a doctor’ I was still in high school.
The Perks of Going Rural Read Article →

The Perks of Going Rural

There are few things medical students dread more than OSCEs, but one of them is the impending intern crisis.
Inside the operating theatre Read Article →

Inside the operating theatre

"Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent"
Bipolar disorder: It pays to talk about it Read Article →

Bipolar disorder: It pays to talk about it

Simon and I shared the same behavioural studies class together.
What it’s like to be a medical student with a mental illness Read Article →

What it’s like to be a medical student with a mental illness

On the surface, I personify health.
The Allure of the Emergency Department Read Article →

The Allure of the Emergency Department

For most people, the red and blue flashing lights of an ambulance signal that something has gone awry.
Stepping beyond the straight and narrow Read Article →

Stepping beyond the straight and narrow

Dr Ranjana Srivastava is a well-renowned medical oncologist, Guardian columnist and celebrated author.
Can Hippocrates prevent overdiagnosis? Read Article →

Can Hippocrates prevent overdiagnosis?

This article was originally published on PLOS blogs.

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