She’s Got My Back

I think I was in fourth year of medical school.  I went to medical school in Prague, Czech Republic.  And yeah, yeah it was an amazing experience and everything, but generally speaking the Czech people aren't particularly "nice" people in my experience*. I remember once we were in the University Hospital.  Me, my girlfriend and… Continue reading She’s Got My Back

The Instructions Will Kill You

"You will be part of the crash team and if you are the first on the scene will need to lead the cardiac arrest scenario" "You will be involved in the major trauma calls and carry out procedures such as chest drains etc." "If a patient turns violent then you must press the panic button… Continue reading The Instructions Will Kill You

The Worst Thing That Could Happen to a Doctor

Being a GP is tricky because anything could walk through your door.  My yesterday evening clinic for example had a mother who presented with inflamed polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, a patient who had been bitten by insects while gardening, a patient with a flare up of her rheumatoid arthritis, a one year old with viral… Continue reading The Worst Thing That Could Happen to a Doctor

NHS Startup Part V – Gateway

So, a lot seems to have happened in the last week or so. I am continually astonished how doors seem to keep opening if you come from a place of genuinely trying to help others. As many of you know, I've been trying to get my hands on APIs which would allow my software to… Continue reading NHS Startup Part V – Gateway

The War of Art – Steven Pressfield

"Creative Work is..... a gift to the world and every being in it.  Don't cheat us of your contribution.  Give us what you've got" - Steven Pressfield I had that feeling to write a blog post today.  There was a little voice in the back of my head.  "It's too late, just go to bed"… Continue reading The War of Art – Steven Pressfield