MEDLINK – Day 1

Medlink Conference – Day 1     Venue: University of Nottingham     Surgery I attended a lecture on surgery which was presented by a neonatal surgeon. I was rather intrigued to learn about the history of surgery and that it was first introduced in Britain in 900AD, but much earlier in other places. I also learnt about…

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“PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE SHOULD BE LEGAL.”ย 

Firstly, I would like to make it clear that ‘assisted suicide’ in this statement is referring to active euthanasia which is performed by a doctor. This may be an injection or a form of medication which are both administered by the doctor to a terminally ill patient with a significantly reduced quality of life. In…

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MEDICINE & THE ARTS: HUMANISING HEALTHCAREย 

This was actually a 6-week course which explored the different ways in which we could overcome the technological and scientific constraints to make medicine more humane. I thought I’d share some of the key learning points from this course, particularly parts of the course which I found especially thought provoking. Some areas that were discussed…

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MEDICAL WORKSHOP REFLECTIONS ๐Ÿ“š

This event was run by Year 3 Medical students from Manchester University. In the morning we were all placed in groups of ten with people we had never met before. We were then given a mock PBL case on Cystic Fibrosis and expected to go through it with the guidance of a medical student who…

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PATHOLOGY LABS ๐Ÿ”ฌ

East Lancashire Hospitals Trust Work Placement โ€“ Day 1     Teaching Sessions with Year 5 Medical Students For my first session I attended a lecture presented by a Foundation Year 1 doctor with year 5 medical students on data interpretation. The students had to practise making diagnoses based on the values of different substances in the…

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CANDY MINIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography is so broad, there’s so many different techniques and styles that you can experiment with, so I decided to partake in a small candy minimal collaboration. I’ve never really tried candy photographs, nor minimal photography before so this was really interesting. The grid above looks so bright and and colourful, and some where in…

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