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Enlightened by ear wax: how it feels to be a patient again

Posted by: GPs To BeThu, 21 Mar 2013

Blocked ears made Dr O’Loghlen feel surprisingly grateful for short waiting times and kind treatment by her GP and practice nurse - a lesson she’ll take into her first year of the VTS

I'm glad I've passed my CSA, but I still don't feel it measures GP skill well

Posted by: GPs To BeWed, 20 Mar 2013

Dr Chakrabarti’s CSA results are a cause for celebration, but he still feels his success don’t really represent how he consulted day-to-day as an his ST3

The doctor-patient relationship suffers when I call my patient fat

Posted by: GPs To BeTue, 19 Mar 2013

The flawed logic behind the Royal Colleges’ call for fat-shaming consultations simply won’t help GPs, writes Dr Michael Kilshaw

CSA and the 'known unknowns'

Posted by: GPs To BeThu, 7 Mar 2013

As he prepared for his CSA, GPST2 Michael Kilshaw wondered just how much a generalist was supposed to know.

My visit to A&E has left me wanting to put my 'professional' hat back on

Posted by: GPs To BeWed, 6 Mar 2013

In her first post, Laura recounts how a trip to A&E with her toddler leaves her mindful that even doctors can make for anxious parents at times