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?

A Taiwanese family doctor in COVID-19 – would you give up your freedom to be free? The role of surveillance

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: 22nd April 2020 … Continue reading A Taiwanese family doctor in COVID-19 – would you give up your freedom to be free? The role of surveillance

A U.S family doctor in COVID-19 – stepping up for your community

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: 9th April 2020 … Continue reading A U.S family doctor in COVID-19 – stepping up for your community

An Indian family doctor in COVID-19 – A virus that magnifies inequality

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: 2nd April 2020 … Continue reading An Indian family doctor in COVID-19 – A virus that magnifies inequality

An Australian family doctor in COVID-19 – are doctors burning out in the face of the pandemic?

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: 23rd March 2020 … Continue reading An Australian family doctor in COVID-19 – are doctors burning out in the face of the pandemic?

A Filippino family doctor in COVID-19 – is this a disease of two cities?

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: 22nd March 2020 … Continue reading A Filippino family doctor in COVID-19 – is this a disease of two cities?

An Indonesian family doctor in COVID-19 – In a community accustomed to suffering, it’s hard to feel lonely

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: 19th March 2020 … Continue reading An Indonesian family doctor in COVID-19 – In a community accustomed to suffering, it’s hard to feel lonely

A Catalonian family doctor in COVID-19 – How much can you give before it’s too much? A crisis of PPE

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: 17th March 2020 … Continue reading A Catalonian family doctor in COVID-19 – How much can you give before it’s too much? A crisis of PPE