Articles By: Editor-in-Chief

Teddy Has an Operation

A surreal and ever so slightly disturbing surgical demonstration. On a teddy bear.

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Diary of an FY1 – The Winter Crisis

Diary of an FY1 – The Winter Crisis

[box]Rhys writes of the busy wards, the overflowing A&Es and physiotherapists’ climbing abilities. [/box] You may have read recently that the NHS is in a wee bit of a crisis.  The news has been difficult to get away from. It was first reported as an A&E crisis with the percentage of patients being admitted or discharged within four hours slipping […]

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Editor’s Letter 2015 No.2

Editor’s Letter 2015 No.2

[box] Our Editor-in-Chief talks about his experiences in paediatrics and the great stories that we’ve published this month. [/box] For the first seven weeks of 2015 I am thrust not into the lion’s den but into the ball pit amongst the screamers and the screechers down on the paediatric wards. It is here on ward rounds, amongst the hoots and the […]

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Attend the 2015 UCLU Medical Society InspireMEdicine Conference

Attend the 2015 UCLU Medical Society InspireMEdicine Conference

Are you a medical student? Are you tired out by hard work, long terms and countless exams? Want to experience what the world of medicine really has to offer? The UCLU Medical Society InspireMEdicine Conference is for you! InspireMEdicine is a national, student-run event designed to celebrate all that the world of medicine has to offer. With input from each of […]

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Going Private

Going Private

[box]Krishna Dayalji reports on a brand new medical school at the University of Buckingham[/box] The new year has brought with it new beginnings at the University of Buckingham as they have formally unveiled the country’s first private medical school. The four-and-a-half year MB ChB course is the first of its kind in the UK and is designed to appeal to the […]

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One in Ten Doctors Bullied in the Workplace

One in Ten Doctors Bullied in the Workplace

[box] Krishna Dayalji reports on a shocking GMC report about bullying in the NHS [/box] A recent GMC survey of 50,000 doctors in training found that nearly one in ten has been bullied in the workplace, whilst nearly one in seven responded by saying they had witnessed it in the workplace. It may seem like a startling fact but when […]

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Is Nitric Oxide the Solution to Ventilator Associated Pneumonia?

Is Nitric Oxide the Solution to Ventilator Associated Pneumonia?

  [box] Suborno Ghosh reports on a potentially promising technique for preventing ventilator associated pneumonia [/box] A UK study is currently being undertaken to discover if the delivery of nitric oxide helps to reduce the occurrence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intubated patients. In a phase I dose-finding study researchers are using a liquid system to generate and deliver NOx (the […]

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Cameron to Ban WhatsApp

Cameron to Ban WhatsApp

[box] Abel Blair reports on the latest reaction to a heightening terrorism risk in the UK [/box] David Cameron is planning a ban on messenger apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat if he wins the general election in May. If he wins a second term, the Prime Minister is planning a change in legislation on messaging services as part of […]

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Editor’s Letter 2015 No.1

Editor’s Letter 2015 No.1

[box] Our Editor-in-Chief talks about TMS in 2015 and his New Year’s Resolutions [/box] Hello and welcome to the first Editor’s Letter to appear pristine upon the glorious internet. TMS has gone wholly online and we’re hoping that this gives us the best chance to get news and opinion to you as quickly, as easily and as painlessly as possible. […]

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Diary of an FY1 – Changes

Diary of an FY1 – Changes

[box] Rhys reflects on his first change of jobs, christmas in a hospital and a future he is yet to map out[/box] December is an interesting month in which to be a junior doctor. For one thing, I lucked out and the fey rota spirits allowed me to celebrate Christmas Day in peace. I will surely pay for this hubris […]

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