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Beyond Appearances

by Ashleigh Van Tonder
Observations from a student's experience of a surgeon establishing clinical boundaries
Tags: written - prose - doctor_watching - cancer (oesophageal) - general surgery - medicine and surgery -

How Can I Ever Forgive Myself?

by Anonymous
Prose about a patients unbearable grief and guilt and a doctor's help
Tags: written - prose - doctor_watching - depression - general practice/psychiatry - comp2/psychiatry and ethics -

A Shared Experience

by Gemma Winzor
Prose about dramatically shifting perspective after diagnosis in a surgery from the patient's view
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - cancer -

The Appearance of Disease

by Lizzie Cain
Poem about a student visualising patients from their medical notes before they entering the consultation room.
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - diabetes - general practice - comp2 -

Afternoon Surgery

by Nick Harper
Poem about a cynical, alcohol-dependent G.P. - raising issues about and coping strategies within the medical profession
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - substance abuse - general practice - comp2 -

Painful Happiness

by Bronwyn Warner
A provocative poem from the perspective of an MS sufferer aimed to provoke greater insight into the multiple identities and roles with which the patient juggles.
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - musculoskeletal - general practice -

The Future

by Paddy Begley
Text about a home visit, the patient unaware of gravity of her condition - about to be taken into hospital and the impact of this fore-knowledge upon the student
Tags: written - prose - doctor_watching - cancer - general practice - comp2 -

John Hull's Journey

by Brendan Stern
Artwork depicting john Hull's adjustment to blindness over a period of five years from the depths of depression to regarding himself to be a 'whole-body seer'
Tags: written - prose - wounded_healer - depression - consultations - comp1 -

That 's not what my doctor in Caithness said...

by Rowan Guudry
Prose about doctor and student visiting a fiercely independent elderly lady surviving in chaotic and unpleasant living conditions with great spirit
Tags: written - prose - doctor_watching - general practice - comp2 -

The Caring Doctor

by T Pasvol
Tongue-in-cheek poem about G.P.'s brusque assessments of his patients
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - stress - general practice - comp2 -