I recently read a book called: “This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor” by Adam Kay. It’s a great book. This is what it brought up for me. … More This is going to hurt
I love training medical students; they bring me great joy. … More The joy of training medical students
I used to think I was a clever person, but the way I lived my life when I was younger was not so clever, as I did not care for myself at all. … More Can we truly care for other people without caring for ourselves?
A recent systematic literature review of physician suicide confirmed that doctors now have the highest suicide rate of any profession and stated that:
“It’s very surprising that the suicide rate among physicians is higher than among those in the military, which is considered a very stressful occupation.” … More Medical training is more stressful than the army
We are all role models in life. We watch each other, look to each other, for guidance when learning how to do things in life and how to be in life, and this process starts when we are very young and continues throughout our lives. As children, we look to our parents first and foremost, … More Whose role model are you?
No-one ever told me that medicine would be like this.
It did not come with a health warning. … More Medical training should come with a health warning