Christopher Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive was kind enough to invite me onto his fantastic podcast! I follow his podcast keenly to keep to date with all the latest information … Continue reading Podcast: Nourish Balance Thrive
We have lots of GP practices in the UK. I don’t find them particularly inspiring places to visit as a medical student, let alone as a patient! All too often, … Continue reading Utopian Pipedream: Community Medicine
A Hedge Health Fund Investing money is something that everybody understands, the benefits being obvious, tangible and with huge potential for staggering returns. Many people are not fortunate enough to … Continue reading A Health Fund
One of the biggest dissatisfactions afflicting our society and generation is the constant comparison of oneself and others. Whether it be via manicured stories on Facebook, self-promotion on LinkedIn or salacious … Continue reading One Sure-Fire Way to Be Happier
I recently watched a BBC program called “Doctor in the House”, featuring Dr Rangan Chatterjee, a GP in Manchester. He’s a proponent of “Functional Medicine”, a holistic medical approach that … Continue reading The Power of a Doctor on the TV.
At the RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Section on the evening of the 28th September, the talk was all about Extreme Medicine. Dr Daniel Martin is the Director at the … Continue reading What Medicine can learn from Everest
It’s the end of Phase 3 and with exam pressures looming and time increasingly being spent studying, moments of reflection creep in here and there. What did I wish I … Continue reading Advice for a Clinical Medical Student
When people talk about the difference between the higher education courses of medicine and biomedical science, their conclusions are usually this: ‘Oh yeah, biomed is just medicine without the patients’. … Continue reading Be a People-Person
Hi. I’ve been away because life has been busy. I usually don’t have time to write during term, due to the business and busy-ness of clinics. January to March was … Continue reading Back, Briefly. An Update!
On a pouring Thursday I pedalled along to the Inaugural ‘Active Working Summit’, arriving in dripping bicycle gear spattered with wet roads and muck. My disappointing entrance was quickly relieved … Continue reading Update from the Active Working Summit
I’m too late to catch the ‘blog-about-stand-up-workstation’ boat. However, knowledge is power. Exercise is medicine. Karim Kahn includes ‘Public Education, including mass media’ as number 5 on his ‘Investments that … Continue reading Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!
Diet. It’s a seemingly innocent topic that is loaded with scrutiny. In the media, ‘diet’ is bejewelled with imagination, myth and lore. It seems ‘The Perfect Diet’ is reinvented each … Continue reading What a BMW 3 Series says about Health