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Face Value

by A Cunynghame
Prose about a young medic feeling he had connected with a patient and acquired insight into her situation yet finding her case-notes revealed a very different story
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - asthma - respiratory - medicine and surgery -

Lady With Pink Hair

by Anon
Young mother tragically contracting severe neurological condition during clinical treatment and deteriorating rapidly to the size of child.
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - neurology - medicine and surgery -

My Mistake

by Bethan Loveless
Poem about a young patient dying due to a young doctor's oversight
Tags: written - poetry - cut_adrift -

Why do I feel so guilty about this?

by Declan McDonnall
Medic on ward with dying man feeling unable to hold his hand
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift -

David

by Giles Coverdale
Difficult patient on ward
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - dementia - care of the elderly - comp2 -

Touching Patients

by Lauren van Lancker
Drawing of junior doctor comforting an elderly, recently bereaved man in a hospital corridor
Tags: visual - drawing - cut_adrift -

A Matter of Life or Death

by Miriam Segelman
Prose about medics making life or death decisions and the network of individuals involved in each case
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift -

A Special Meeting With A Special Girl

by Rishi Patel
Prose about a home visit, meeting a child with Downs Syndrome and the student's shift of perspective
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - downs syndrome - paediatrics/learning disabilitie - comp1/psychiatry -

Doubt

by Sally
Poem about a young doctor on a ward feeling pressured and overwhelmed when facing medical with challenges alone
Tags: written - poetry - cut_adrift -

The Meeting That Made A Difference

by Sanjeevan Sriskandarajah
Home visit to elderly patient without larynx - medical student initially traumatized by the experience
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift -