Hello all, I hope everyone is getting into the festive spirit and have been enjoying the pigs-in-blankets and mince pie season. This week, I'd like to introduce "2GPs in a pod" podcast of Dr Lucy Obolensky. For those of you who have not come across this tour-de-force, she is ex-JIC (education and training team), expedition … Continue reading Podcast alert! Dr Lucy Obolensky – expedition medic extraordinaire!
This week we have Dr Beth Moos (trainee GP in Oxford) who has written about her experiences in expedition medicine. Thanks for this fascinating article!! Want to be an expedition medic? Always dreamed of being an Expedition Medic but not sure how to get started? Read on… Beth - being totally inspirational! Why expedition medicine? … Continue reading Want to be an expedition medic?
Does expedition medicine count as global health? Unsure but let's write about it anyway. The Wilderness Medical Training Course in Chamonix is infamous. Five days of learning about expedition medicine on the slopes of Mont Blanc with mornings off for "free time" - what is there not to like? So when my GP friend Sophie … Continue reading Wilderness Medical Training, Chamonix