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Bruising and other physical injuries are the most obvious signs of domestic abuse and often the ones desperately hidden from view.
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You’ve just about got to grips with the basics of another specialty; you can recite the extension numbers for x-ray, labs and the secretaries’ office from memory; you’ve discovered where the spare bleep batteries are kept; and you’ve finally learned all the nurses’ names. Now it’s time to start over, all over again. It’s changeover time.
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If there is one word that sums up the junior doctors’ contract dispute to date, it’s ‘unity’. But it’s a unity made up of hundreds of compelling individual stories.
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It takes a brave - or exceptionally healthy - individual to incur the wrath of over half the country's 180,000 doctors. So Dominic Lawson must have a heart of oak and cojones of steel to have broken in the Sunday Times the shock revelation that the real cause of the NHS junior doctor crisis is... oestrogen.
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We have seen an extraordinary sense of unity in the profession in the wake of the Government’s plan to impose a new contract on junior doctors in England. This is everyone’s fight, and now it’s Europe’s fight too.
‘If there was a problem, no-one would cover you.’
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Do you remember that moment when you knew you had arrived? I had mine the other day, and it was nothing to do with my skills as a surgeon.
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‘Stop everything! She’s dying; we need to make her comfortable and call her daughter.’
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I stood in front of the main entrance to the hospital and thought to myself: ‘This is it. I’m really about to do this’. It may have been 11 years ago, but I remember my first day of work as a junior doctor like it was yesterday.
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Recently, I was on the other side. Playing patient. I got paid twenty pounds for it. One of the healthy volunteers didn't turn up for a course I was helping on.
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At the age of 27, I went from seeing patients independently one day to being admitted to an acute psychiatric unit the next.
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