A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything (Irish proverb). Dr Emma Plunkett, a consultant anaesthetist in Birmingham, explores the importance of sleep and how it supports learning.
Dr Chris van Tulleken is an infectious diseases doctor, and one of the BBC’s leading science presenters, known for his work in Operation Ouch, 'Trust Me, I’m a Doctor', and 'The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs'.
After falling ill while undertaking her medical training, Dr Ruth Silverton experienced what it was like to be both doctor and patient. In this blog post, she talks us through her own unique path into the world of medicine.