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Better Safe Than Sorry The very funny true story of how I attempted CPR, but broke the patients legs, emptied the patient's orifices of bodily fluids, broke all their ribs, but maybe just saved their life (or so I'd like to think). read more
Births, Deaths and Miscarriages The story of a junior doctor working a busy weekend in a district hospital read more
How to Get a Job In Australia or New Zealand Career advice for junior doctors thinking of emigrating to Australia or New Zealand. From a doctor who did it. read more
Almostadoctor wins an award for doctor! Very exciting news! For his work on almostadoctor, our founder, Dr Tom Leach has been named as one of the ‘Top Medical Innovators’ by the Health Service Journal in their latest edition. Named alongside actual real import people who’ve done proper stuff, including Sir Bruce Keogh (Medical Director of the NHS), Ben Goldacre, and… read more
So, why do you want to move to Australia anyway? Ah yes. So, why do you want to move to Australia (or New Zealand) anyway? Often accompanied by the ‘Oh so you didn’t get into CMT / A+E / [insert name of desired training track] in the UK then?’ Errr no. Actually I didn’t apply, thanks. It’s my dream to move to Australia. I’m not… read more