You’ve applied for your job and now they want you to create a portfolio. Here’s how to do it and do it well.
Time (or in reality ‘Me’) Management
I'm pleased to say that I've managed to achieve a fair bit so far in my career while being utterly useless at time. How? Read on...
NIHR Annual Trainee Meeting- Lessons and Learning Points
The NIHR is the National Institute for Health Research and aims to create and support world class research in the NHS by healthcare professionals. In simple terms, it's the NHS' research 'side.' To this end, it has a number of 'training pathways' to choose from, depending on what sort of healthcare professional you are. The … Continue reading NIHR Annual Trainee Meeting- Lessons and Learning Points
Fleming and Antibiotic Awareness Week
It's taken me a while to get back to the blog- those of you who follow my Instragram page will know I've been somewhat swamped but I'm keen to get back to it now. What better week to start than Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017, eh? Let's start by going back to the beginning. This man: … Continue reading Fleming and Antibiotic Awareness Week
Want to know more about Hepatitis C? Heard that there's new treatment? Wondering what the Contaminated Blood Scandal is about? Or just like a bit of virology learning steeped in current affairs? Read on...
Study tips for med students and anyone that wants to learn.
Choosing a medical specialty… and adding in academia
Can't work out the specialty for you? You're not alone but hopefully some of my story and tips can help you out.
Rejection and the ‘Science’ of Recovery
Thinking positively isn't always that easy. Here I discuss how I learnt self confidence and coping strategies for a healthier mind.
Tips for New Doctors
A little advice for new doctors
Peru- it’s not all Kissing Bugs of course!
Peru's an amazing travel destination and a great place in which to learn Spanish too. For the most part I've stayed in Cusco (I've been to Peru twice) which gives relatively easy access to lots of fabulous tourist destinations like Macchu Picchu. If you want to do the Inca Trail then you need to … Continue reading Peru- it’s not all Kissing Bugs of course!