General Practice Work Experience in Porchester (30th March 2015)

At a careers networking event at school, I met a GP, Dr Rachel Elliott, who very generously gave me the opportunity to spend a day shadowing her at her surgery in Porchester. Having only ever before been with a GP as a patient, I found it very interesting seeing things from a doctor’s perspective. Often perhaps as important as medical care are inter-personal… Continue reading General Practice Work Experience in Porchester (30th March 2015)

Biology Presentation on Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (March 2015)

In biology, as we were studying genetics at the time, our teacher asked if any of us wanted to give presentations on genetic disorders. I decided to produce one on the disease that I had discovered from seeing the skeleton of Mr Jeffs at the Hunterian Museum. I was limited to ten minutes, but still… Continue reading Biology Presentation on Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (March 2015)

EPQ (March 2015): Has the Use of Psychiatric Medication Improved the Treatment of the Mentally Disordered?

As a member of the 5th year academy at school, I was offered the opportunity to do an Extended Project Qualification a year early. I chose the topic of psychiatry for my EPQ because I was and am very keen to study medicine at university, and have had a particular interest in psychiatry. I also find history,… Continue reading EPQ (March 2015): Has the Use of Psychiatric Medication Improved the Treatment of the Mentally Disordered?