I read this today. This breaks my heart. This is the second suicide death I learned in the last 3 months in this city. Neither were junior doctors. My heart breaks when I read these phrases: “stresses of his chosen career” & “he failed to seek the support”. Although the words of this obituary may … More Yet Another Doctor Suicide
Part 1 of Teaching Trilogy Doctor comes from the Latin word “Docero”, which means teacher. Being a doctor is being a teacher. Teaching is a significant part of what we do every day. Teaching patients how to live healthier lives. Teaching trainees how to be better clinicians. Teaching colleagues how to better care for patients. … More Teaching as a Habit
It was an honour to interview the man who dedicated his life to pushing the boundaries of medical innovation. Prof Clark is the inventor of the cochlear implant, a medical marvel affectionately also known as the Bionic Ear. The idea that you could give hearing to the deaf is astounding. We do it in so … More Prof Graeme Clark & The Bionic Ear
Here’s my interview with Dr Tarang Patel from Doctor Money Matters. Enjoy! Let me know what you think.
July 27th is World Head & Neck Cancer Day. What is a Head & Neck Cancer? Head & Neck Cancer is a diverse group of cancers that can arise from anywhere above the collar bones and outside the brain. They can occur from the skin, glands, soft tissue or the aerodigestive tract of the head … More World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2017
ORL2017 Surgeons and Social Media Presentation given at ORL2017 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
How do we change a culture? As a surgeon, there are critical defining steps in any procedure that I have to get right. This happens in the process of cultural change too. Let’s talk about this. I play the role of the catalyst, megaphone and signpost. I leverage the discussion around this issue and point … More Changing the Culture of Health Care