Lifestyle medicine in Nigeria – interview with Dr Ore Makinde

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr Moyosore Makinde a.k.a Ore from Nigeria about the fantastic work she does promoting lifestyle changes to improve health and wellbeing. Lifestyle medicine is the concept of using evidence-based principles to treat lifestyle-related diseases rather than relying on pills or medical interventions. It is underpinned by six … Continue reading Lifestyle medicine in Nigeria – interview with Dr Ore Makinde

Lessons from the best teachers, my patients – first international guest writer!!

A quick plug for our colleagues over at the RCGP First 5 committee. Jodie does a great interview for a podcast on general practice for GP's early in their training with some great reading recommendations! This week, I'm very excited to announce that we have an international guest writer from Pakistan, Dr Sanam Shah. We met … Continue reading Lessons from the best teachers, my patients – first international guest writer!!

What do we sacrifice in the name of global health? – Interview with Dr Berit Hansen

London School of Tropical Medicine are doing a free online course on Health in Humanitarian crises via Futurelearn. It expires on the 8th October so get your skates on! Interview with Dr Berit Hansen, GP trainee, Copenhagen When we qualify as GPs, we tend to be in our late 20s and early 30s. The world is … Continue reading What do we sacrifice in the name of global health? – Interview with Dr Berit Hansen

Mutiny on the Bounty – Interview with Dr Luke Kane

We are looking for enthusiastic GP's with new innovation ideas for primary care to pitch an idea to our "Dragon's Den" competition at the RCGP annual conference. This was really good fun last year and got some awesome publicity for some of the ideas pitched! Click here for details. Deadline 15th September. Mutiny In the 1770s, a famous … Continue reading Mutiny on the Bounty – Interview with Dr Luke Kane

Courage in the time of Ebola – interview with Dr Luke Kane

Don't forget - image team vacancy application deadline is tomorrow!! Apply here. A GP trainee from London, Rita, has started a meetup group for humanitarian aid workers (multi-disciplinary) who have done field missions, which is a great way of getting connected. Join here. If you want to start one in your locality, get in touch and we'll … Continue reading Courage in the time of Ebola – interview with Dr Luke Kane