A Portuguese doctor in COVID-19 – how can we combat the rising numbers of intimate partner violence?

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. Date of interview: 5th October 2020 Number of confirmed cases at … Continue reading A Portuguese doctor in COVID-19 – how can we combat the rising numbers of intimate partner violence?

COVID-19 – Kazhakstan – can social media replace government messaging?

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. Date of interview: 24th August 2020 Number of confirmed cases at … Continue reading COVID-19 – Kazhakstan – can social media replace government messaging?

COVID-19 – GP view of working in the Nightingale Hospital and for Track-and-Trace

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. The Nightingale Hospitals - six critical care units across the UK … Continue reading COVID-19 – GP view of working in the Nightingale Hospital and for Track-and-Trace

A geriatrician in COVID-19 – the hidden costs of lockdown. Social isolation is a bigger killer than smoking.

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. The narrative of COVID-19 has centred around the virus' preponderance for the elderly … Continue reading A geriatrician in COVID-19 – the hidden costs of lockdown. Social isolation is a bigger killer than smoking.

A paediatrician in COVID-19 – the virus will worsen health disparities for years to come

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. COVID-19 has impacted all medical specialties with an ability to affect … Continue reading A paediatrician in COVID-19 – the virus will worsen health disparities for years to come

A Brazilian family doctor in COVID-19 – family doctors as witnesses and casualties of human suffering

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. Date of interview: 4th June 2020 Number of confirmed cases at … Continue reading A Brazilian family doctor in COVID-19 – family doctors as witnesses and casualties of human suffering

A Kenyan family doctor in COVID-19 – can we change the narrative of global health?

DISCLAIMER: I do not intend for these blogs to be seen as giving clinical advice nor as judging public health policy but rather to recount the lived experiences of family medicine physicians from across the world. I recommend you still follow your local guidance. Date of interview: 6th May 2020 Number of confirmed cases at … Continue reading A Kenyan family doctor in COVID-19 – can we change the narrative of global health?