Now, more than ever, is the time to connect deeply with ourselves, to remember we are all the same at heart, that we are in truth all one, and to reach out and connect with others, to remind them they are loved, as we all are, and to offer each other all the support in the world. … More Coronavirus: isolate physically, but don’t socially isolate
The words love and medicine are rarely used in the same sentence. Not many people say they love taking their medicine. Not many doctors say they love practising medicine. Yet love is at the heart of everything we do. … More Why bring love into medicine?
Doctors make mistakes. No-one really likes to admit it or think about it or talk about it, but it happens all the time. … More When doctors make mistakes
I have learned a lot about the art of repose lately. I learned it by breaking my big toe, which was a painful way to learn a lesson, but I have tended to learn most of my lessons the hard way, up until now. … More The Art of Repose
I recently read an article stating that nearly half of patients who were surveyed online admitted they don’t tell doctors potentially life-threatening details of their history. … More Why half our patients don’t tell their doctors life-threatening details
If we are there in full, doing what we do, life is no longer boring, but rich and full and endlessly rewarding … why not enrich your life today? … More From being bored to enriching life
Is there a simple way to view the purpose of food, as something that we use to satisfy the senses, no matter what the cost, or something that we understand is to nourish the whole body. … More The purpose of food: to satisfy the senses or to nourish the whole body?
I recently attended a conference and heard a presentation delivered to female surgeons which addressed the subject of mentors, sponsors and gender inequity in medicine. … More Mentors, Sponsors and Gender Inequity
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 used to live life ruled by time. I was not a very obedient subject, and was always running late, but it ruled me, nonetheless. … More Are you trapped in time, or surrendered to space?