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I can still remember the names and faces of all the patients that I have cared for who have died. I can no longer count them on two hands, but I can still remember them. I can remember the way they spoke to us on the ward round, the way they put on a brave face for their visitors and the emptiness of their eyes when I certified them. Does it ever get any easier?
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Tags: education and training, juniors, consultants
A few seconds passed as he identified the roentgenograph he desired to show. ‘Blow it up,’ said the consultant.
The F2, obviously tired from his night on call and not being from the UK, did not understand what he was being asked to do.
Tags: Education and training, communication skills, juniors, consultants
Some years ago and with great enthusiasm, I commenced my Calman registrar numbered post — the equivalent of ST3 (specialty trainee 3) in obs and gynae. Like many trainees, I was eager to learn and could often be found hanging around the delivery suite even when it was not my session to be on call.
Tags: juniors, consultants, education and training
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