Dr Hajra Siraj, an F2 doctor, says new doctors should use “every challenge faced as an opportunity to improve”. The words you dread hearing moments into your first ever job, “Phew, don’t worry, the doctor-in-charge is here now…” It was one year ago when I qualified, and was finally let loose on the wards. Despite [...]
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Use social networking sites with care, says Sara Williams of the MPS. The saying goes “what happens on tour stays on tour”, but when posting online bear in mind that what happens on Twitter stays on Google forever. Doctors should exercise caution when making entries on social networking sites – the internet is not a [...]
What’s that coming over the hill – it’s a night shift!! The first night shift stalks you, you see it coming from a distance, creeping closer along the rota and suddenly it’s the weekend before your first shift. Monday to Thursday night, 4 days, and then a day off. How hard can it be? Honestly, [...]
Our guest blogger James Gill is an F1 doctor. In this series, he writes about his personal experiences of that very special time starting out on the wards as an F1. F1 is luck of the draw – F2 is up to you! By now, three weeks into the job it seems that most of [...]
Our guest blogger James Gill is an F1 doctor. In this series, he writes about his personal experiences of that very special time starting out on the wards as an F1. Well we’re now 14 days into our new F1′s and so far no one has sunk, there have been a few have fallen overboard [...]