Some Medical Students may have had their placements in Emergency Departments postponed. Here are some resources that you can access from home to learn something about Emergency Medicine.
It's International Women's Day on March 8th, and on the run up to this I've been thinking about what it means to be a woman in medicine.
For good or ill, as human beings we are all swayed in our behaviour by the actions of those around us... we just can't help it, it's a fact of life.
One of the things that I was really looking forward to after CCTing was the prospect of having more free time. Throughout my registrar years, as a full-time trainee, revising for FRCEM and completing my MSc seemed to eat up every spare moment I had. There were stresses at home and I had a major … Continue reading 15 Months: In Pursuit of Happiness.
Emergency Medicine (or any hospital area for that matter) can take a bit of getting used to and not everyone adjust to it at the same rate... if at all. For me in my current role, I have medical students on my mind but the same is true, I am sure, for new staff in … Continue reading SPLASH – Is Everyone Having Fun at the Pool?
Humility is weakness and weakness is something we cannot afford when we are dealing with people's lives. But what if humility is actually strength, not weakness? What if, rather than putting patients at risk, it is actually key to keeping our patients safe? What if we are misunderstanding humility?
Would I be so busy, that, yet again, December would come and go without me really having time to enjoy it? I consistently tell my juniors that the Consultant rota is a million times better than as a trainee, was this still going to hold true?