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Posts from the ‘human-condition’ Category

You doubt twitter. Twitter doesnt doubt you

Critical care of ourselves

The full transcript of the SBS INsight program episode on health professionals well being can be read here


Making the Call by Michael Lauria

When good doctors behave badly

The brutal truth about medicine

The Dark Side of Doctoring

Improving patient safety with Dr Tim Cook

Mandatory reporting : Doctor, report thyself

Tick tock

Ultimately, a lot of what we’re doing in EMS is ferrying people towards their deaths. In the literally-true-but-irrelevant sense, we’re all dying. But that’s not what I mean. Pre-hospital and Emergency workers spend a lot of time around people in their final hours and days, even though we don’t always think about it. It’s easy […]

via Tick tock — AmboFOAM

Surviving in Medicine

Danger, Breakdown ahead

This is the final post of three I’ve been writing about my breakdown at work. The other two, When the Plates Came Crashing Down and The Joy of a Broken Toy, covered how my breakdown felt and the process of getting back to work but this blog will cover how I felt leading up to […]

via Danger, Breakdown Ahead! — Broken Toy

Assisted dying: the difficult conversation we need to have

An Unexpected Letter and a Lesson About Xenophobia

The story behind the photo of a doctor crying

UK trainee anaesthetists under serious stress