Tag Archives: Medicine

How to get into medical school (my view)

I’ve been asked to talk to a group of people at my old college and my old high school about studying medicine and how to get in and things like that and what it is like when you get here. … Continue reading

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Medical Student Hyperchondriac Syndrome

Actual date 18/10/12 There is such a thing as medical student hyperchondriac syndrome. This is where medical students learn about a condition in a lecture and because they have one or two of the symptoms, they decide that they have … Continue reading

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Blood Sucking Monsters

Actual date 26/9/2012 The procedure that a junior doctor is most likely to have to perform on a patient is taking blood. It has a few names, venepuncture being the one that we were given. It doesn’t look like it … Continue reading

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I’m too old for this sh*t

Actual date: 8/9/2012 I couldn’t decide whether it was appropriate or not to swear in the title.. so I thought I’d play it safe and just * it. Btw, anything that’s in bold italics like this, I added as an … Continue reading

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The first day.

3rd August 2016. The date was displayed in large black font on the blue background of the medical school. A man bearing an uncanny resemblance to Santa stood to the left of the lectern, just far enough to make require … Continue reading

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