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    The consultation: eyes in the sky

    18 December 2018

    Plymouth consultant paediatric anaesthetist Simon Courtman is a volunteer for Orbis, which operates the Flying Eye Hospital – an operating theatre and teaching facility inside a converted cargo aircraft

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    A spectre calls

    17 December 2018

    Long-dead doctors padding the wards, the bed the nurses told you not to sleep in, and why it’s good to exorcise regularly. Your NHS ghost stories, compiled by Neil Hallows

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    It pays to persevere

    17 December 2018

    When young doctor Krish Ragunath left India to further his career in the UK he was met with disparaging remarks and even advised to return home. Yet, through sheer strength of will, he persisted with his dream until things started to go his way. Peter Blackburn report

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