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sawling Medical Doctor

Scotland, United Kingdom
A quiet girl, with an offbeat sense of humour. Reserved at times, but love having fun most times. Logical & rational, with the odd wacky ideas. Oh, I am also a doctor based in Scotland.
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It Just Happens... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc So it was 9 o-clock Saturday morning. I just completed my set of night shifts. When I do night shifts, I run out of food from my house very quickly....because I have no init ... Read on »
My Fingers Are Too Short! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've learnt one very important fact in my life as a doctor yesterday. MY FINGERS ARE TOO SHORT! And I thought my fingers are quite long for my size because o ... Read on »
I don't have a straw! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I couldn't stop myself laughing today. I know, I know, it is not very professional and nice of me to laugh at my work colleague....but what he told me today was hilarious! ... Read on »
I wonder.... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I wonder sometimes whether I am being ignorant, or, the nurses just don't pay any attention. hmm... An elderly lady has been admitted with severe heart failu ... Read on »
GGGggrrrr by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc *GGRRrrr The year of the tiger should start with a bang. The tiger is a fierce and ferocious animal. So I believe that I should begin it with something grand. Unfortu ... Read on »
Too early? by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Is there such a rule that states a person should not put up a christmas tree in the house 4 weeks before christmas day? Well I hope not! Because I just set mi ... Read on »
Doubting Myself by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I just completed a set of night shifts. I was really frustrated last night...because of A nurse in this haematology/oncology ward. I am happy if she wanna tell me what to do ... Read on »
Would You Like An Eye Opener? by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It was 8.30 am in the morning. I was on-call overnight, and was just trying to get things ready for the morning ward round. While looking up a patient's blood results, a ... Read on »
Unexpected! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc All of us at work were really shocked to learn that one of our patients, XX, collapsed and died the morning after XX's hospital discharge. XX has been in the hospital for ... Read on »
Please Give Me a Chance to Speak! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Oh dear....this job is really emotionally challenging at times. Today, I spent 1 hour on the telephone just trying to explain to an extremely dissatisfied, and misinforme ... Read on »
8 weeks into the job....and? by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It has been just over 2 months since I've moved onto a new job. It is really strange, i know, but somehow, I miss the lack of staffing levels in my previous hospital, miss my ... Read on »
? by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I wonder whether I am asking too much out of life. Maybe I should try to be more understanding, or maybe I should just accept things as they are. Come on, let's face the ... Read on »
Boiling Me Up! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I dun understand why some nurses can be so irrational! Dun get me wrong, majority of nurses are fantastic. They know what they are doing, they care for their patients and ... Read on »
Go Away, Kidneys! by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Kidneys. The vital organs in your body that helps to get ride of our daily toxins. When the kidneys stop working, the human body struggles to function properly. In certai ... Read on »
Tickle tickle.... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A cough certainly takes a long time to heal! I developed this tickly dry cough last week...and it is still here. For the first time in many years, I've decided to sp ... Read on »
Come and gone... by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I'm feeling quite sad at the moment. Mum, Dad and Bro came to visit for 2 weeks...and I sent them to the airport this morning. I just couldn't believe how fast the time flie ... Read on »
Time Out by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My car has timed out on me...... it has failed its MOT today! =( arrghh.... what a lovely start to my 1 week holiday eh? I could only drive my car from the test cent ... Read on »
Getting Out of My Comfort Zone by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc A new chapter begins this month. 1. New job yeap...the new job started in the first week of august. It kicked off with an induction on day 01. Then, I had 1 day off, b ... Read on »
What is the point? by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc What is the point of being a consultant? What is the point of having your own outpatient clinic? What is the point of having a timetable created to your own needs? ... Read on »
26 days and counting by sawling Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I can't believe there's less than 1 month before I move down! All the chaos and stress in applying for a new job began about 6 months ago....and finally being told I have ... Read on »