FOAMed & Homeopathy

FOAMed is powerful medicine. I recently tweeted on ‘what I love about FOAMed’ : #1 : information is a commodity…yet everything is free. Share the love… #2 : sense of community, common passion for improved patient care & advancing via education #3 : adding finesse, refining practice based on shared tacit knowledge.. #4 : it’s …

Are you a Good Samaritan?

I am sure everyone is familiar with the parable of the ‘Good Samaritan’. But consider this scenario : It’s been a busy day. On the way home you notice a small knot of people gathered around a middle-aged person, prostrate on the pavement. The bystanders look uncertain of what to do. Do you stop and …

How I Met My Specialty

I’m a big fan of rural practice. To me it offers all of the ‘best bits’ of medicine and has been a rewarding career. But it is not everyone’s cup of tea…many junior doctors make their career decisions based on what they don;t like…and many will not be exposed to the over 70 different career …