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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

Good luck: the one week countdown to the CSA

Posted by: GPs To BeMon, 11 Feb 2013

Dr Chakrabarti’s is counting down the days until one of the MRCGP’s three key components.

Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we do the CSA

Posted by: GPs To BeTue, 11 Dec 2012

Next year holds many new possibilities for Dr Chakrabarti, but the joy of the New Year will be quickly darkened by the looming Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) exam.

Are you a NICE doctor, or a fan of the alternative?

Posted by: GPs To BeFri, 9 Nov 2012

Recently I had a minor tiff with my fiancée, who is not a medic, about reflexology. My opinion of the "therapy" is that it was total bunkum, and as there is no proven evidence base for it. Of course, as expected, this statement did not help matters.