Poverty Medicine: A GP and medical educator’s journey

Originally posted on A Better NHS:
(Notes for my lecture to the North and East London GP Educators’ conference) At my last appraisal, I was criticised for not having more clinical conditions in my CPD (Continuing Professional Development) – “where” my appraiser asked, “was kidney disease, asthma, Diabetes, and Heart Failure?” I couldn’t think of…

Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year has been and gone, and from next week I will be spending the rooster year elsewhere, with memories. Louis had his first painting class of this year this evening, so here is the rooster he painted. It is hard to believe he is only 9 years old, his talent is truly amazing, … More Year of the Rooster