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 being a trainer “right”.


Sing Your Own Song

We must aspire to be more than covers bands, playing the same popular tunes that everyone has heard before and loves to sing along with. We must write our own songs, new songs, play them loudly and risk being ridiculed because, just like Rock & Roll, trying to make medicine better is a risk.

The Most Important Presentation Ever? : Living a P Cubed Life

When we stop and think about who has influenced us at work, there is often something about the way they actually lived their lives that made that impact.  It wasn’t just what they believed, what they said, that struck us, it was how they acted, how they lived that made us stop and take note.  If we are honest we want to be like them too, someone that people look up to, someone who sets an example for others and makes people want to be better.  Is this something that just happens or can we actively choose to be like that?