12 Months In : Is it worth it?

It is now a year since I started my Consultant post and over the last 12 months I’ve been asked several times if the step up to being a Consultant is “worth it”. Similarly, I’ve been asked by newer Consultants elsewhere if being a Consultant “actually gets better”. I think these questions themselves do enough … Continue reading 12 Months In : Is it worth it?

9 Months In: Did I Make A Good Supervisor?

The beginning of August marked me being in post for 9 months, as well as heralding a new intake of junior doctors, and saying good bye to those moving on. Those of you following my #KW5years tweets might remember that I was assigned my first ever trainee in January, and I was pretty keen to get … Continue reading 9 Months In: Did I Make A Good Supervisor?

My Name is…

We encourage our juniors to call us by our first names, firmly believing that in doing so we are removing any barriers that may stop them asking us for help. Could our perceived flattening of the hierarchy actually be creating new barriers?