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Doctors Career Break Stories

Posted by Paul Grant on June 06, 2018

Medicine is undoubtedly a tough career and unfortunately stress, depression, burnout, and exhaustion are all too common amongst Doctors. When compared to both the general

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Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors – Book Review

Posted by Paul Grant on June 06, 2018

We all recognize that being a Doctor is hard work, physically, mentally and emotionally. Very few other professions require the same amount of commitment, dedication

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Dr. Ali Blatcher; the day I was admitted to a psychiatric ward

Posted by Eme Dichoso on April 30, 2018

Dr. Ali Blatcher is one of our Wellbeing Officers and the driving force behind the Rose Polge Wellbeing Award. She was admitted to

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Is there life beyond the ward? A reflective journey to a career in pharma

Posted by Paul Hercock on April 29, 2018

Is there life Beyond the Ward?... So, if I’m honest with myself, six years ago I wasn’t in good shape. I was working as an A&E locum

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From Medicine.. to the Arts!

Abeyna Jones Posted by Abeyna Jones on April 25, 2018

Medic Footprints were terribly excited when Edward Crook reached out! He's a doctor who's currently pursuing a career in the arts whilst training at LAMDA. There

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Help! I’m Suspended! What Do I Do Next? – A Medics’ Survival Guide Webinar

Abeyna Jones Posted by Abeyna Jones on March 14, 2018

  In light of recent events, we're reminded of how vulnerable doctors are in this current climate. Punitive measures for honest mistakes, or

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