A Londoner’s guide to (WONCA) London part 1 – getting there and where to stay

I’m sure everyone knows that the WONCA Europe conference is in London this year on the 28th of June to the 1st of July. I was born in London and have lived here for the majority of my life and would consider myself a thoroughbred Londoner. Therefore, I thought I would compile a post that … Continue reading A Londoner’s guide to (WONCA) London part 1 – getting there and where to stay

Thought of the day: why do incompetent people think they are better than they are?

This post has evolved from a conversation with WONCA Junior Researcher of the Year nominee, Dr Ebrahim Mulla. One of the things that I love is hearing about frameworks and theories that encapsulate things that we observe on a day-to-day basis. This was particular to a discussion about something we call in the UK 'reg-itis' … Continue reading Thought of the day: why do incompetent people think they are better than they are?

Can periods be culturally different?

This year, I have had the absolute pleasure of being the medical advisor for Women Empowered International (WE Int) on their six-part online webinar series on periods. This organisation was set up by young international professionals in Japan for other young international professionals to address issues important to them such as gender equality and sustainability. … Continue reading Can periods be culturally different?

How to become an academic GP and the issues around research – Interview with Dr Dipesh Gopal

I usually start my blog posts with how I meet my interviewees but, in absolute truth, I have no idea where and when Dipesh and I met. It must have been at an RCGP conference, but I do remember bumping into him later on at the RCGP HQ on Euston Road where we sat in … Continue reading How to become an academic GP and the issues around research – Interview with Dr Dipesh Gopal