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Welcome to our blog a place for us to share our stories and those from our community. Whatever your background we think you’ll find something that interests you.

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Breaking the Mental Health Stigma

Breaking the Mental Health Stigma

January 10, 2021

 In our most recent podcast episode, we had the pleasure of speaking to 4th year medical student Tash Binnie, who is known as ‘tash_themedic’ on Instagram. Here, she has over 11,000 followers and has gained immense popularity for her candid posts about her experiences with mental health, where she strives to destroy the stigma and taboo surrounding these discussions.   Mental health amongst health professionals and medical students, is a topic that is often overlooked. As Tash rightfully points out in this episode, this is often due to the misinformation surrounding the GMC and the unrealistic expectation that we should...

Becoming a Mum During Medical School

Becoming a Mum During Medical School

January 07, 2021

Becoming a mum during medical school- am I mad?   “You can’t have a baby during med school!” Oh how many times did I hear this? Lots. Ok, I admit, it’s not the ‘normal’ route through medical school, and most people probably do think I’m a tad mad, but I hope by the time you get to the end of reading this, I can convince you that it really was the best decision I ever made. More importantly, if you are thinking of starting a family whilst training to be a doctor, then I am here to reassure you that...

Redefining The Med Student

Redefining The Med Student

September 10, 2020

Journey 2 Med redefine what it means to be a medical student.

The medical emergency you can’t call 999 for – Climate Change.

The medical emergency you can’t call 999 for – Climate Change.

September 10, 2020

Learn how you can get involved with health care and the climate change crisis from...

The Journey Not the Destination

The Journey Not the Destination

September 10, 2020

Emily one of the founders of Medico Lifestyle discusses applying to Graduate Entry Medicine.

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Top 5 Med School Application Tips!

September 10, 2020

Emily and Jonas's top tips for applying to Medical School!