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?

COVID-19 in Zambia: Forming A Community Response Where There is No Family Doctor

This week we have the lovely Dr Kerry Greenan, a GP trainee from London, who has written a post on her experience working with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Zambia. If you also wish to write for the blog, please contact me with an outline of your idea - mentoring and feedback given. The Zambian … Continue reading COVID-19 in Zambia: Forming A Community Response Where There is No Family Doctor

A Turkish family doctor in COVID-19 – can you really make patients stay at home? How does a weekend lockdown work?

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 but this goes without saying. Date of interview: 30th April 2020 … Continue reading A Turkish family doctor in COVID-19 – can you really make patients stay at home? How does a weekend lockdown work?