Graduation

In the Voice of Dr Nick Riviera “Bye, Everybody!”

Graduation is on the horizon, it feels like the home stretch and somewhere past the last mark is my first job as a Foundation Doctor in Leeds. Somewhere between making sure all my paperwork is in, tickets are booked and ordering the largest graduation hat to cover my afro hair it starts to hit me […]

Finished my Last Shadowing Post as a Medical Student

Finished my Last Shadowing Post as a Medical Student

    “You do realise that’s the last time you can say- but I’m a medical student!” The FY2 mutters as he scribbles corrections over my scrawl and thrusts the second set of notes in my hands. “I’ve just started this clinical rotation.” The day before the end of block exam. “I’ve just started clinical […]

Lists, More Lists and Proving I’m Divergent

Lists are great- the adult version of a sticker chart. Perhaps I need to get myself some gold stars! Although some of the tasks are easier said than done and certain other important businesses must take priority. (we had a very sensible and mature discussion in our house about our proposed factions) For all those […]

Believe it or not, all Medical Schools aren’t the same!

Believe it or not, all Medical Schools aren’t the same!

So, I used to think medical schools were like giant boxes with a door at one end that said “acceptance” and a door at the other saying “qualified”. I mean everyone who qualifies comes out of the box as a doctor so how different can the courses be? WRONG! WRONG! WRONG! Before you even contemplate […]

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