An Emergency Physician with a special interest in education and lifelong learning. When not drinking coffee and reading Batman comics he is playing with his children.

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A grim fairy tale

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The theme for this year’s Don’t Forget The Bubbles conference is Science and Story. We recognise that stories, both those of patients and practitioners, are a wonderful way of passing knowledge. Last year we showcased stories as a means of promoting mental illness in healthcare practitioners and the challenges of neonatal retrieval at DFTB17, amongst others. The patient…

being/human – the how

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This essay is based on the talk I was asked to give at BadEMFest18 in South Africa. When I submitted my pitch I suggested I could talk about ‘something to do with paediatrics… or anything really, I’m happy to help out‘. Then I opened the DM from the team  and found that I was given…

being/human – the why

This essay is based on the talk I was asked to give at BadEMFest18 in South Africa. When I submitted my pitch I suggested I could talk about ‘something to do with paediatrics… or anything really, I’m happy to help out‘. Then I opened the DM from the team and found that I was given…

Read all about it! – the second edition

Back in 2016 the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health tried an experiment. Every day they tweeted out an article link that was valid for 24 hours. You can read about it in this early edition post. We know that the current publishing system is flawed and with the majority of papers hidden behind paywalls…