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In this video I explore the experiences of front line doctors from all over the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe for more.

Turning 30 is a major milestone. For many young adults it comes with mixed emotions. In particular it can be an emotionally challenging time for young doctors, who have spent the whole of their teens and 20s studying, training and preparing for a tomorrow that seems to be getting further and further away. Many may …

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Life has become much more complex than it ever was. We have many more options for literally everything. This can often become confusing, and actually reduce your productivity. Have you ever sat down to watch a movie on Netflix, then spent an hour looking trying to make a decision, then giving up all together on …

A Surgeons tips for Productivity Read More »

It seems that productivity is the new fashion. YouTube is packed with videos on how to do life easier, quicker and slicker. Our phones have become our number one tool in this quest. Essentially we are looking for ways to improve out time management skills. We want to do more in less time with less …

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Medical dramas have long since fascinated the world. They give a glimpse of what some of our healthcare workers go through every single day. They can be frustrating and unrealistic to health workers. But some are more realistic than others, and today we are discussing which give the most accurate portrayal of life behind closed …

Which medical TV series is most realistic? Read More »

There are very few doctors who are complete strangers to debt. In today’s era of austerity, pay freezes, increasing cost of living and training, expanding university tuition fees, debt is much more familiar companion. If understood and properly leveraged debt can be a very useful tool. Hence the age old concept of good debt vs …

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In years gone by graduating medical school was an almost certain route to financial security. Whilst most doctors did not transcend to the dizzy heights of financial freedom and millionaire salaries, most doctors lived a very comfortable life. 40 years ago, our predecessors enjoyed free university tuition,  free accommodation at the hospital/university, competitive salaries, lower …

Is It Still Worth going to Medical School? Read More »

By Dr Lamz Savage Background My name is Dr Olamide Savage and because in my mind I’m very cool, I get the staff at work to call me Dr Lams. I’m a GP working in Chelmsford, 3 days a week (because I look after a tiny human, aka my daughter, the rest of the time). …

General Practitioner: the unsung hero Read More »

Before I descend into chaotic gripes about lack of diversity, its important that I create context. I graduated from Medical School in the UK in 2009, and have since trained in London to become an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Medicine in the UK quite rightly has always been competitive to entry and for some remains the pinnacle …

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Conscious human thought and the ability to process colossal amounts of information and make thousands of small decisions each day, is part of what sets us apart from our animal counterparts. However actively processing all of that information would be overwhelming, hence the innate human ability to learn, then to remember and then function on …

The Power of Habit: by Charles Duhigg Read More »