Elena Pastor – Mind Map of Bibliosalut

Yesterday in my session with the members of Bibliosalut I pulled a bit of a fast one; that is a sprung a surprise for one member of the team, Elena Pastor and asked her to explain her Mind Map on Bibliosalut, and then I told her that she was going to be recorded for the…

Continue reading →

A few ideas about the General strike and Doctors

This afternoon a doctor made a comment about the strike that got me thinking, and therefore I decided to pen a few ideas; and for this please excuse my excursion from the normal line of the blog. In two days the trade unions have called a general strike; the second in more or less one…

Continue reading →

First Video Interview – An interview with Dr Elisabet Jubert

This is the first video interview; On Thursday 18th October I interviewed Dr Elisabet Jubert, a 2nd year resident in Dermatology at Son Espases Hospital about her background, why she studied Dermatology, what she enjoys about her specialit, what she really wanted to study and more things. Please comments are useful and always welcome. Hope…

Continue reading →

The last part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas

The Last part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas The last section of this interview with Dr Manolo Tomas, Head of the ENT department in Son Espases Hospital in Palma de Mallorca. In this section he talks about many aspects of his profession and also about the pros and cons of being a Head…

Continue reading →

Interview with Dr Manolo Tomas part 3

Dr Manolo Tomas Interview part 3 The Third part of the interview with Dr Manolo Tomas    

Continue reading →

What the Doctor said by Raymond Carver

In my previous post I mentioned ” A new path to the waterfall” by Raymond Carver, so I thought that it would be a good idea to mention soemthing about this writer. He was one of the most influential writers of the second half of the twentieth century, who died prematurely in 1988 at the…

Continue reading →

The Language of Medicine

Presentation “The Language of Medicine”

A PREZI presentation talking about the Language of Medicine and the importance of English for doctors and medical professionals – I hope that you enjoy it and please comments are very welcome

Richard Smith: It’s hard, perhaps impossibly hard, to be a good doctor

Richard Smith

In the Interview with Dr Manolo Tomas I mentioned this blog by Richard Smith. All of his posts are stimulating and thought-provoking, but this one about what makes a good doctor I found especially interesting. I hope that you enjoy it.

  Dr Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ