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Burnout in UK Medical Students – The Extent of the Problem

Burnout in UK Medical Students – The Extent of the Problem

My social media streams have recently been increasingly inundated with articles, speeches and documentaries regarding the issue of ‘burnout.’ Despite being increasingly well-informed on the prevalence and extent of the issue, my close peers and I have found it hard to clearly understand the concept of a ‘burnt-out’ state; and if we cannot wholly comprehend what it is, how can we expect to recognise it in ourselves?

Unofficial Guide to O&G – my experience of being an editor

Unofficial Guide to O&G – my experience of being an editor

I still remember as a fourth year medical student when Zeshan Qureshi, from the Unofficial Guide to Medicine, said to me "Do you fancy editing an O&G book?" My immediate response was "No way! I’m just a student!" Yet now, five years later, alongside Matt Wood,...

Dealing With Exam Stress

Dealing With Exam Stress

So it’s coming up to that time of year again when every medical student across the country can no longer banish all thoughts of exams to the backs of their minds, but has the sudden realisation that actually two months isn’t that long to revise everything they have...

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