MY MRI EXPERIENCE

It’s not uncommon for people to be frightened of or even refuse to have an MRI scan. Up until today all I knew was that an MRI scan generates images using a magnetic field (from GCSE Physics) and that the machine looks like a tunnel which you are moved through (from photographs). This morning however,…

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I GOT INTO MEDICAL SCHOOL!

Hello to anyone still there. I know I’ve been pretty AWOL on this blog recently and the main reasons are the exams, followed by a holiday to Turkey and then the anxiety leading up to results day. But now that all of that is over with I figured I should jump back on the wagon…

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THE FRUSTRATION OF MISCOMMUNICATION

Today, I’d like to share a recent experience. Each doctor involved in this story could have made the difference but there were mistakes and shortfallings at each stage with every doctor that was encountered. I’m not writing this to criticise these doctors, because I’m sure they are brilliant healthcare professionals…but I’m writing it to look…

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PLAY THERAPY AT HOME ⚽️🎈

Every week, my brother receives a visit from a play therapist. Considering that I had finished college and was at home this week, I decided to sit in on the session and observe the role of the play therapist as part of the wide range of multidisciplinary care my brother receives. It was interesting for…

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PHYSIOTHERAPY APPOINTMENT 💪

Venue: The Rainbow Centre BGH I have never written a reflection for the appointments I go to with my brother, so I thought may be I should start now considering that they are very useful in providing an insight into life as working for the NHS. My brother has Down’s Syndrome so he has lots…

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